Amazon Rainforest

Norwegian Government donated $1bn to help save the Amazon rainforest.

Using the 2005 rain forest deforestation rates, it was estimated that the Amazon Rain forest would be reduced by 40% in two decades. The rate of deforestation is now slowing; in 2011 deforestation figures were the slowest on record. However, the forest is still shrinking. Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg announced on September 16, 2008, […]