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The Amazon rainforest is losing thousands of acres annually to fires and development putting the world's environment at greater risk Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government may be encouraging to
The Amazon rainforest is burning: Brazil has seen more than 74,000 fires this year — nearly double 2018's total of about 40,000 fires. About 10,000 new fires started in the last week alone, mostly lit
The Amazon fires have finally started to garner the attention of the world. The wildfires and deforestation, mostly in Brazil, are an ecological, political, and societal disaster. The rainforest ecosystem
Environmentalists Have Been Warning About Amazon Fires for Decades. The Stakes Are Now Higher Than Ever
The Amazon rain forest is burning — news that prompted shock and fear across the world as Brazil’s space research agency reported this week that a record number of fires have broken out in the forest year.
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