Amazon rainforest faces fire threat—again

Credit: WorldNews- Published on June 16, 2020
Fire doesn’t occur naturally as part of the deforestation process in the ultra-humid Amazon rainforest. But vegetation is cut down, put in the sun to dry and then burned to clear the area. With the area “cleaned,” the land is used for soy and other monocultures and for cattle grazing. The Amazon Rainforest near Sao Paulo,...
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