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It’s hard to articulate the scale of destruction being wrought upon the Amazon, but here are some topline figures to give an idea.
It’s hard to articulate the scale of destruction being wrought upon the Amazon, but here are some topline figures to give an idea.
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"Destruction of the world’s largest rainforest in 2020 rose 9.5 percent from a year earlier according to government data."
"Destruction of the world’s largest rainforest in 2020 rose 9.5 percent from a year earlier according to government data."
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Campaigners say visit was ‘media propaganda’ as officials failed to stop at any devastated rainforest areas.
Campaigners say visit was ‘media propaganda’ as officials failed to stop at any devastated rainforest areas.
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"Brazil’s carbon emissions surge, moving away from its 2025 target."
"Brazil’s carbon emissions surge, moving away from its 2025 target."
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The Amazon is home to more than 30 million people, and almost all who live outside the very few large cities rely to some degree on the great forest as a source of medicines.
The Amazon is home to more than 30 million people, and almost all who live outside the very few large cities rely to some degree on the great forest as a source of medicines.
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[https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/29/americas/brazil-revokes-mangroves-protection-climate-intl/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/29/americas/brazil-revokes-mangroves-protection-climate-intl/index.html) >"Brazil has revoked key regulations protecting its tropical mangroves, a move fiercely criticized by environmental and climate _...Read More_
[https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/29/americas/brazil-revokes-mangroves-protection-climate-intl/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/29/americas/brazil-revokes-mangroves-protection-climate-intl/index.html) >"Brazil has revoked key regulations protecting its tropical mangroves, a move fiercely criticized by environmental and climate _...Read More_
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>"The discovery of new relationships between trees and woody vines (lianas) was published this week in the Journal of Ecology by researchers _...Read More_
>"The discovery of new relationships between trees and woody vines (lianas) was published this week in the Journal of Ecology by researchers _...Read More_
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As they scorch one patch of trees after another, the miners carve deep pits into the cleared land to extract gold. Many of these excavations encroach on protected land near the clearings, destroying even more of the forest cover the people _...Read More_
As they scorch one patch of trees after another, the miners carve deep pits into the cleared land to extract gold. Many of these excavations encroach on protected land near the clearings, destroying even more of the forest cover the people _...Read More_
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