Brazil's Amazon deforestation this year nearly size of Puerto Rico, says agency

Brazil's Amazon deforestation this year nearly size of Puerto Rico, says agency
 

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon jumped to the highest level for the month of November since record-keeping began in 2015, according to preliminary government data published.
Destruction of the world’s largest tropical rainforest totalled 563 square kms in November, which is more than double the area in the same month last year, according to the country’s space research agency INPE on Friday.
That would bring total deforestation for the period from January to November to 8,934 square km, 83% more than in the same period in 2018 and an area almost the size of Puerto Rico.
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14 December 2019 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Guardian
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