Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 28, 2019

Amazon Rainforest Sees Biggest Spike In Deforestation In Over A Decade

NPR  reports on the devastating  deforestation in the BrazilianAmazon

The country’s National Institute for Space Research, or INPE, released data Monday revealing that 3,769 square miles of rainforest were lost to deforestation in a 12-month period ending in July. That marks the highest rate of deforestation since 2008 — and a nearly 30% spike over the rate recorded by INPE during the previous yearlong span.

Read full story at : Amazon Rainforest Sees Biggest Spike In Deforestation In Over A Decade : NPR


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