New Areas of Primary Forest Cleared in Lábrea, Brazil

  • 7 July 2022
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In 2021, The Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) lab at the University of Maryland identified areas of newly cleared forest in Lábrea, Amazonas, close to the indigenous and protected lands. Based on the satellite imagery provided by Planet, deforestation occurred in four areas and covers around 2,115 hectares (5,226 acres). 

You can find more details about their research and deforestation in Lábrea here.

Image Info: Deforestation between December 2020 and May 2021 in Lábrea, Brazil. news.mongabay.com/2021/06/new-areas-of-primary-forest-cleared-in-brazils-lawless-labrea/ 


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Excellent imagery for monitoring! 

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