Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rose 30% in March

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose in March which indicates that illegal loggers and land speculators have not stopped destroying the forest with the onset of the coronavirus outbreak. Destruction in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rose 30% in March, compared to the same month a year ago, according to the country’s space research agency, INPE.

Source: MercoPress