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Satellite imagery analysis quantifies heavy vegetation losses in Brazilian drylands

29 July 2015

Over two decades, agricultural expansion and neglect have reduced natural vegetation cover in the Brazilian eco-regions Cerrado and Caatinga to 47% and 63% of the original area respectively, according to a study led by the JRC.

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Spring thaw on Lake Lama

This Flock-1 image, acquired on 09 June 2015, shows ice thawing on Lake Lama in northern Russia.

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