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As the Amazon burns, Brazil's president feels the heat

The Age Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Brazil's space research centre says satellite images spotted 9507 new forest fires in the country since Thursday, mostly in the Amazon basin.
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Amazon Rainforest Ravaged by Deforestation Fires in Brazil. Massive forest fires have been burning in the Amazon region of Brazil for over three weeks now, with little sign of slowing down. . According to NASA researcher Santiago Gassó, the fires have created a layer of smoke covering an area of...

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