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Global deforestation gobbles an area bigger than Germany in a decade, WWF

Thursday, January 14th 2021 - 09:58 UTC
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More than 43 million hectares of forest - an area bigger than Germany - have been lost in a little over a decade in just a handful of deforestation hot spots, conservation organization WWF said on Wednesday. Read full article

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  • Chicureo

    Although I completely agree with the concern about the Amazon basin deforestation — the sad truth is this is a political scam being unfairly targeted against Bolsonaro.

    Both Lula and Dilma turned a blind eye to massive deforestation and actually encouraged it — yet the global community did not threaten the sanctions they are now proposing.

    There are several countries with territory in the Amazon basin that are allowing the deforestation to continue unimpeded. Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Columbia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana are just as guilty.

    This is not an environmental argument — but instead an attack against Bolsonaro!

    Jan 14th, 2021 - 02:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Room101

    Chicureo...
    Certainly a lack of perspective by the international community to say the least.

    Jan 16th, 2021 - 06:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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