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Brazil Government Says Amazon Is Improving Vastly But Independent Researchers Disagree

Brazil Government Says Amazon Is Improving Vastly But Independent Researchers Disagree

According to Izabella Teixeira, Brazil’s environment minister, the deforestation rate in the Amazon rain forest has decreased by 18 percent over the past year. At a press conference on Wednesday the minister announced that about 4,848 square kilometers or 1,870 square miles of the Amazon rain forest was lost between August 2013 and July 2014. Those figured are […]

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