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Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon grows by 34.5 pct

Brasilia/Xinhua: Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased 34.5 percent between August 2019 and July 2020 compared to the same period the previous year, with a total of 9,205 square km of forest destroyed, sources said on Saturday. 

Brazil to discourage using fire for land clearance as Amazon wildfires persist

Rio De Janeiro, Aug 27 (Xinhua/UNI) In view of the ongoing devastating wildfires in Amazon rainforest, Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said Monday the government will try to discourage the practice of using fire to clear land for crops and cattle.

Amazon fires: Bazilian President Bolsonaro sends army to tackle blaze

Sao Paolo, Aug 24 (IBNS): Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has directed the country's armed forces to tackle the forest fires which is burning Amazon, media reports said.

Let's discuss Amazon fire incident in the G7 Summit: Macron

Paris, Aug 23 (IBNS): The wildfires raging in the Amazon forest for the past three weeks have caught the attention of global political leaders, including French President Emmanuel Macron, who called the incident as an 'international crisis'.