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As the Amazon burns, Brazil’s president Bolsonaro attempts to deflect the blame

Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is burning at the highest rate since 2013. The reason? The Brazilian government is letting it happen. The far-right administration of President Jair Bolsonaro has loosened strict environmental policies and has not cared much about the recent numbers that show an increasing  deforestation. Since the beginning of 2019, Brazil’s National Institute for […]