Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Dead-Caiman-in-Burnt-Amazon-Rainforest-27MZIFLBK9DI.htmlConceptually similarBurnt Toad Inside National Forest in ItaitubaGP018XCCompleted★★★★Dead Jacare in Morais D' AlmeidaGP018WDCompleted★★★★Dead Jacare in Morais D' AlmeidaGP01AMWCompleted★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP018HVCompleted★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP018WTCompleted★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP018YMCompleted★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP01F41Completed★★★★★★Aerial View of Amazon RainforestGP019MTCompleted★★★★Forest Fires in Brazilian AmazonGP0STSL5JCompleted★★★★View AllGP018S4Dead Caiman in Burnt Amazon RainforestA dead caiman (jacare) is in a burnt patch of rainforest. Tropical deforestation is contributing to a massive biodiversity loss and is also a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. It is responsible for up to one fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions, placing Brazil as one of the top climate polluters in the world. Ancient forest protection is crucial to preserving biodiversity and the global climate.Locations:Amazon-Brazil-Pará-South AmericaDate:31 Aug, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / Daniel BeltráMaximum size:1400px X 2100pxKeywords:Alligators-Death-Deforestation-Destruction-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-TreesShoot:Amazon Agriculture and Forest Clearing Documentation 2007Large sections of the Amazon rainforest are set on fire during the burning season when farmers clear large areas for soy farming or cattle breeding. Most of Brazil's greenhouse gas emissions result from deforestation, with the majority coming from the clearing and burning of the Amazon rainforests.