FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2009 file photo, a deforested area burns near Novo Progresso in the northern Amazonian state of Para in Brazil. After decades trying to protect rapidly shrinkin

 

              FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2009 file photo, a deforested area burns near Novo Progresso in the northern Amazonian state of Para in Brazil. After decades trying to protect rapidly shrinkin
FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2009 file photo, a deforested area burns near Novo Progresso in the northern Amazonian state of Para in Brazil. After decades trying to protect rapidly shrinking forest, Brazil has turned to the digital world and launched a new platform called BVRio that allows growers with more untouched forest on their land than is legally required to sell “quotas” to farmers who fall short, one hectare at a time, for a price that will be determined by supply and demand. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)