I wonder how much slash and burn farming is going on.
[*] Special Report: Weird weather leaves Amazon thirsty
Reuters – Mon Nov 29, 2:06 pm ET Sent 101 times
CAAPIRANGA, Brazil (Reuters) - The river loops low past its bleached-white banks, where caimans bask in the fierce morning sun and stranded houseboats tilt precariously. Nearby sits a beached barge with its load of eight trucks and a crane. Its owners were caught out long ago by the speed of the river's decline. Full Story »