Brazil's new president works to reverse Amazon deforestation

A campaign sign of President Jair Bolsonaro stands next to a farm fence on the access road to the Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve, in Xapuri, Acre state, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Parts of Amazon region, with its legacy of rubber tappers, have turned against his Workers' Party and its vision of a sustainable economy. Many prefer to cut forest and run cattle and have became supporters of Bolsonaro. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) A campaign sign of President Jair Bolsonaro stands next to a farm fence on the access road to the Chico Mendes Extractive Reserve, in Xapuri, Acre state, Brazil, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. Parts of Amazon region, with its legacy of rubber tappers, have turned against his Workers' Party and its vision of a sustainable economy. Many prefer to cut forest and run cattle and have became supporters of Bolsonaro. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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