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May 8, 2013
We estimate that DETER-based environmental monitoring and law enforcement policies prevented the clearing of over 59,500 km2 of Amazon forest area from 2007 through 2011. Deforestation observed during this period totaled 41,500 km2 – 59% less than in the absence of the policy change. We also find that the policy change had no impact on agricultural production.
How better monitoring and law enforcement saved 59,500 sq. km of the Amazon – an area the size of a small country
Clarissa Costalonga e Gandour also contributed to this piece.
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