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Deforestation Touches Alarming Levels in Amazon Rainforest

February 24, 2011 / No Comments

Latest statistics indicate that deforestation in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil has increased nearly 1,000 percent from the same period last year. The report on the world's largest rainforest is from the Amazon Institute of People and the Environment (IMAZON). It goes in detail and says that 175 square kilometers (68 miĀ²) of forest were cleared during last December. In ...