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Aug 21, 2021

Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon hits highest annual level in a decade

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Deforestation is getting worse in the Amazon.


Between August2020and July 2,021 the rainforest lost 10.476 square kilometers – an area nearly seven times bigger than greater London and 13 times the size of New York City, according to data released by Imazon, a Brazilian research institute that has been tracking the Amazon deforestation since 2008. The figure is 57% higher than in the previous year and is the worst since 2012.

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