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Brazil government figures confirm spike in Amazon deforestation

Reuters / Deforestation in the Amazon increased by nearly a third over the past year, according to Brazilian government figures released Nov. 14, confirming a feared reversal in what had been steady progress over the past decade against destruction of the world’s largest rainforest. Satellite data for the 12 months through the end of July […] Read more

Brazil confirms spike in Amazon deforestation

Deforestation in the Amazon increased by nearly a third over the past year, according to Brazilian government figures released Thursday, confirming a feared reversal in what had been steady progress over the past decade against destruction of the world’s largest rainforest. Satellite data for the 12 months through the end of July showed that deforestation […] Read more