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Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon surges, Bolsonaro readies troops

WorldNews Saturday, 9 May 2020 ()
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon surges, Bolsonaro readies troopsBRASILIA (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose sharply in April, government data showed on Friday, as the coronavirus outbreak keeps many environmental enforcers out of the field and the country prepares to deploy troops to fight illegal logging. Destruction in Brazil's portion of the Amazon increased 64% in April, compared with the same month a year ago, according to preliminary satellite data from space research agency INPE. In the first four months...
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