Biodiversity Thresholds for Amazonian Deforestation

In privately-owned forests of Brazil, leaving even just 50% forest cover makes a huge difference for biodiversity: http://t.co/Fz310jXUQJ

(photo:  Examiner.com)

Source: onlinelibrary.wiley.com

GR:  Recent surveys of Brazilian rainforest indicate the loss is greater than thought before. This study says that most of the remaining forest is in private hands. And though laws require owners to preserve a large percentage of their forests, they tend to cut it instead.

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