26 January 2023
In the REDD: a third of the Amazon degraded by human activities
Geospatial and Earth Observation
Carbon emissions from forest degradation may exceed those from deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Drought impacts are most extensive, fire damage is most severe. BeZero monitors both of these disturbance mechanisms in its carbon ratings.
Few REDD+ carbon projects account for degradation in their credit issuance.