Amazon rainforest deforestation ‘worst in 10 years’, says Brazil

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on BBC News – Science & Environment November 24, 2018 at 04:18AM.)

 

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Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has hit its highest rate in a decade, according to official data.

About 7,900 sq km (3,050 sq miles) of the world’s largest rainforest was destroyed between August 2017 and July 2018 – an area roughly five times the size of London

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This article and images were originally posted on [BBC News – Science & Environment] November 24, 2018 at 04:18AM. Credit to the original author and BBC News – Science & Environment | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

 

 

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