Ecuador is in the midst of talks to sell one-third of pure, untouched rainforest to Chinese oil companies despite environmental impact and protests from indigenous people.
Brazil is losing about 2,000 square miles of jungle each year.
Brazil isn't lying to the world about how bad deforestation is in the Amazon. But it is, according to the very people employed by the government to protect the rainforest, "misleading" the international community. According to the government figures, the rate of deforestation is down dramatically over the past decade. And there's a general