Brazil is the world's fourth biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, largely due to deforestation. About 70 percent of deforested land is used for grazing.
Brazil is the world's fourth biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, largely due to deforestation. About 70 percent of deforested land is used for grazing. Jack Chang / MCT
Brazil is the world's fourth biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, largely due to deforestation. About 70 percent of deforested land is used for grazing. Jack Chang / MCT

Photos: Amazon deforestation exploded last year

February 11, 2008 06:00 AM