Brazilian Amazon deforestation falls, but up 60% under Bolsonaro
According to official data released on Wednesday, in the 12 months leading up to July, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon destroyed an area larger than Qatar. These figures showed a decline from the year prior, but a sharp increase overall
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon destroyed an area bigger than Qatar in the 12 months through July, according to official figures released Wednesday, which showed a decline from the year before -- but a sharp increase overall under outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro.
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