Brazil sees record Amazon deforestation in first half of 2022

Brazil sees record Amazon deforestation in first half of 2022

Environmental activists protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on March 9. Brazil's Amazon rainforest has been deforested by a record amount in the first half of 2022, according to the country's Space Research Institute (INPE). (Eraldo Peres/AP) Environmental activists protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on March 9. Brazil's Amazon rainforest has been deforested by a record amount in the first half of 2022, according to the country's Space Research Institute (INPE). (Eraldo Peres/AP)

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