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Deforestation destroyed more than two football fields of Brazil’s Amazon a minute last year

Environmentalists have accused the government of Jair Bolsonaro of encouraging the record levels of deforestation.

Deforestation destroyed the equivalent of more than two football pitches each minute in the Brazilian Amazon in 2020, another devastating year for a resource seen as vital to curbing climate change, according to government data released Friday.

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