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Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation 'surges to 12-year high'

Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has surged to its highest level since 2008, the country's space agency (Inpe) reports.
Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation 'surges to 12-year high'
4 months ago|Brasília, Brazil

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Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation 'surges to 12-year high'

Destruction of the rainforest increased by 9.5% compared to the previous 12 months, new data shows.

4 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Brazil's Amazon: Deforestation 'surges to 12-year high'

Destruction of the rainforest increased by 9.5% compared to the previous 12 months, new data shows.

4 months ago|United Kingdom
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Amazon deforestation surges to 12-year high under Bolsonaro

An area seven times larger than Greater London has been lost in what one activist called a ‘humiliating and shameful’ destruction

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon skyrockets to 12-year high under Bolsonaro

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data showed on Monday, with destruction soaring since President Jair Bolsonaro took office and weakened environmental enforcement.

4 months ago|United Kingdom
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Deforestation In Brazil's Amazon Surges To 12

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon surged again over the past year, hitting a 12-year high, according to official figures released Monday that drew a chorus of condemnation of President Jair Bolsonaro's government.

4 months ago|New Delhi, India
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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon skyrockets to 12

While environmentalists blamed the government for the rise, federal officials hailed the figures as a sign of progress in fighting deforestation, as the increase was far lower than the 34% increase recorded in 2019

4 months ago|India
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Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon surges to 12

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon surged to a 12-year high in the year between August 2019 and July 2020, according to the country's National Institute for Space Research (INPE).

4 months ago|Atlanta, United States
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Amazon deforestation soars to 12

Environmental advocates and scientists say that Brazil's leader, Jair Bolsonaro, is to blame for weakening environmental protections and calling for the development of the Amazon

4 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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Amazon Rainforest deforestation hits 12 year high 'Nearing a tipping point'

DEFORESTATION of the Amazon Rainforest is has hit a 12 year high, with experts now claiming the tipping point of no return is rapidly approaching.

4 months ago|United Kingdom
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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon skyrockets to 12-year high under Bolsonaro

(Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data showed on Monday, with destruction soaring since President Jair Bolsonaro took office and weakened environmental enforcement.

4 months ago|Malaysia
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