Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon skyrockets to 12-year high under Jair Bolsonaro’s push to increase farming and mining to combat poverty – ABC News

Farmer, miners and land grabbers have used a weakening of Brazil’s environmental protections to lay waste to swathes of the Amazon, and it could leave the Government open to being sued under its own climate change laws. Source: Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon skyrockets to 12-year high under Jair Bolsonaro’s push to increase farming and mining to combat poverty – ABC News