Brazil set a record for deforestation last year

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 Brazil set a record for deforestation last year

Last year, Brazil cut down more than 10,000 square kilometers of forests in the Amazon. This was reported by the Latin American television channel Telesur, citing data from the Amazonian Institute of Human and Environment (Imazon).

“Brazil broke a new record in 2022 for deforestation, losing 10,537 sq. km of forest. This is the highest number since 2008, when the institute began collecting data,” the report said.

attention to the protection of the Amazon.

Media reports that Brazil has lost more than 35 thousand square kilometers of forest over the past four years. This period coincides with the presidential term of Jair Bolsonaro.

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