Agriculture in Mato Grosso, Brazil 2001-2011 (image) Brown University Share Print E-Mail Caption Researchers from Brown University tracked the expansion of agriculture in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso over the last decade. Their work suggests that ideal land for agriculture in the state may be started to dwindle. That scarcity of land may have contributed to a slowing in deforestation over the last decade. Credit NASA/Stephanie Spera/Environmental Research Letters Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.