Lungs of the planets is burning – Amazon rain Forest

BBC News | Amazon rainforest belongs to Brazil, says Jair Bolsonaro

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Brazil – home to more than half the Amazon rainforest – has seen a significant rise in the number of fires in 2019, according to US space agency Nasa and others.

Environmentalists say the far-right Mr Bolsonaro’s policies have led to an increase in fires this year, and that he has encouraged cattle farmers and loggers to clear large areas of the rainforest since his election last October.

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News in detail-The Hindu

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