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In Brazil, the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has increased rapidly under President Jair Bolsonaro. The far-right leader says environmental protections have held back Brazil's economy, and since taking office this year, he has scaled back regulations while giving support to logging, mining and other development projects.
Environmentalists worry that too much deforestation in the Amazon could create irreversible ecological damage and worsen the global state of climate change. In this episode, we'll discuss how opening up the Amazon to business interests could impact the world's largest rainforest.
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