January Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon Reaches Highest Level in Five Years

The INPE released these data based on the analysis of satellite images.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The vegetation in the Brazilian Amazon region decreased by a total of 284.3 square kilometers in January 2020. This represents the largest deforestation recorded in the month of January since 2016; it is double that recorded in the same month in 2019, when deforestation was 136.2 . . .

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