Permalink: https://photo.greenpeace.org/archive/Aerial-View-of-Burned-Amazon-Rainforest-27MZIFLB80HO.htmlConceptually similarAerial View of Amazon RainforestGP018KQCompleted★★★★★★Aerial View of Amazon RainforestGP019F6Completed★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP018H8Completed★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP018CJCompleted★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP0197HCompleted★★★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP018PHCompleted★★★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP018RSCompleted★★★★Amazon Rainforest in Burning SeasonGP0190QCompleted★★★★Aerial View of Amazon RainforestGP019J9Completed★★★★★★★View AllGP018A2Aerial View of Burned Amazon RainforestAerial view of the rainforest in the Amazon, photographed during a flight from Cuiaba to Alta Floresta in the Brazilian Amazon. The Amazon rainforest is one of the most bio-diverse regions on Earth. More than 5,000 tree species are found here. Deforestation is a huge threat to these forests as farmer’s clear land to give way to soya fields, cattle farming and large infrastructure projects. Ancient forest protection is crucial to preserving biodiversity and the global climate.Locations:Amazon-Brazil-Pará-South AmericaDate:25 Aug, 2007Credit:© Greenpeace / Daniel BeltráMaximum size:4368px X 2912pxKeywords:Aerial view-Deforestation-Destruction-Forests (campaign title)-KWCI (GPI)-Trees-Tropical rainforestsShoot: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.