Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Amazon-Deforestation-in-Brazil-27MZIFUX3T2.htmlConceptually similarAmazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0QWCCompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP06XECompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP017DZCompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0JZICompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP01D39Completed★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP0HWICompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP015HFCompleted★★★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP03E6Completed★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP01DLJCompleted★★★★View AllGP0KZIAmazon 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-Burning-Commercial logging-Day-Deforestation-Destruction-Forest fires-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Rainforests-SmokeShoot: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.