Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Amazon-Deforestation-in-Brazil-27MZIFPHH99.htmlConceptually similarAmazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0KZICompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP06XECompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0VC7Completed★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0TBPCompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0IYJCompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0JZICompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP015HFCompleted★★★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0SCVCompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0TBQCompleted★★★★View AllGP0QWCAmazon Deforestation in BrazilThe rainforest burns as it is cleared for agricultural purposes. As seen from above on a flight from Alta Floresta to Sinop, and the Xingu area. Greenpeace document a number of areas in the Amazon, looking at people, natural wildlife and the impact that the soya industry is having on the rainforest landscape. The expansion of soya plantations in the Amazon is the leading cause of deforestation in the region as huge areas are cleared to meet agricultural demand.Locations:BrazilDate:23 Feb, 2006Credit:© Greenpeace / Daniel BeltráMaximum size:3504px X 2336pxKeywords:Aerial view-Agricultural land-Burning-Clearcutting-Commercial logging-Day-Deforestation-Farming practices-Forest fires-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Landscapes-Outdoors-Rainforests-Smoke-Timber industryShoot:Amazon Deforestation Documentation in BrazilGreenpeace document a number of geographical locations in the Amazon, looking at the impacts of deforestation on various aspects of forest life. They look at people, natural wildlife and the landscape which has drastically altered as huge areas are cleared to meet agricultural demand. Soya plantations are the leading cause of deforestation in the region.