Brazil’s coffee export recorded second largest in history

Brazil’s coffee exports in July fell back in comparison with the same month last year, recording the second highest volume for the period in history. Between January and July total exports of coffee reached 22.9 million bags, also the second highest volume for the period in history, said the entity. Exports of green coffee in the period totalled 20.566 million bags.

Source: Reuters

Deforestation in the Amazon is 66% lower on indigenous lands, indicates a study

Securing land ownership for Amazonian indigenous communities can be vital to contain deforestation in the world’s largest rainforest, U.S. researchers have found. Coauthor of the study, Kathryn Baragwanath, a PhD student at the University of California, said territories with full property rights had a 66% lower rate of annual deforestation compared to lands outside their borders.

Source: Ambiente Brasil