Geopolitics

Deforestation alerts in the Amazon rise 34.5% over a year

The areas with an alert for deforestation in the Amazon increased 34.5% in the period of one year, according to data released by the Space Research Institute (Inpe). From August 2019 to July 31 of this year, there was an alert for deforestation of 9,205 km² of forest area, an area more than six times the size of the city of São Paulo.

Source: G1

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