Human Pressure on the Brazilian Amazon Forests.

Barreto, P.;Souza Jr. C.; Noguerón, R.; Anderson, A. & Salomão, R. 2006.
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Half of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest is under pressure from an array of human activities, according to figures released today in unison with a report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and Imazon. Human Pressure on the Brazilian Amazon Forests assesses a variety of human activities in the region as of 2002, and preliminary numbers from 2005 show that such activities have increased as much as 8 percent since 2002.