Illegal deforestation in the Gran Chaco forest region continues. A Greenpeace Argentina team conducted an overflight last week and discovered unlawful deforestation in the Chaco province of Argentina. .

Flyover deforested land in Chaco region of Argentina. © Alejandro Espeche / Greenpeace
Flyover deforested land in Chaco region of Argentina. © Alejandro Espeche / Greenpeace

The deforestation of 10,329 hectares was detected by comparing satellite images from November 2020 to July 2021. Greenpeace aerial images from July also show bulldozers in operation, with forest destruction recorded in at least 10 places in the province.

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