Amazon Deforestation Increased Again, According to INPE Data

October was the seventh successive month this year with higher figures than those recorded in 2018.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The alerts on deforestation in the Amazon in October recorded by the DETER system, of the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), have climbed again in relation to the same month last year.

The satellites recorded a loss of 554.71 km², compared to 526.66 km² in October 2018 - a five percent increase.

Although the pace of devastation has slowed in relation to the losses observed in August and September, this is . . .

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