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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022

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Data from the Brazilian Space Agency shows that deforestation in the Amazon has hit an all-time high. The largest and most biodiverse rainforest on the planet has in recent years faced rapid deforestation, which reached a 15-year high last November. Indigenous people in Brazil have called for a halt to deforestation for years, placing blame at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's feet.
1 month ago·Brasília, Brazil

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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached a record high for the first six months of the year, as an area five times the size of New York City was destroyed, preliminary government data showed on Friday.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached a record high for the first six months of the year, as an area five times the size of New York City was destroyed, preliminary government data showed on Friday. Read full story

1 month ago·Malaysia
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Hindustan Times

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022

From January to June, 3,988 square km (1,540 square miles) were cleared in the region, according to national space research agency Inpe. That's an increase of 10.6% from the same months last year and the highest level for that period since the agency began compiling its current DETER-B data series in mid-2015.

1 month ago·New Delhi, India
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IBTimes

Deforestation In Brazil's Amazon Hits Record For First Half Of 2022

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached a record high for the first six months of the year, as an area five times the size of New York City was destroyed, preliminary government data showed on Friday. From January to June, 3,988 square km (1,540 square miles) were cleared in the region, according to national space research agency Inpe. That's an increase of 10.6% from the same months last year and the highest level for that period s…

1 month ago·United States
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The Washington Post

Amazon deforestation hits six-year high in Brazil

Area cleared in the first six months this year is five times the size of New York City.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Channel News Asia

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022

MANAUS, Brazil: Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest reached a record high for the first six months of the year, as an area five times the size of New York City was destroyed, preliminary government d

1 month ago·Singapore
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