Brazil’s Deforestation Of Amazon Increased By 39% In Past Year

Brazil’s part of the Amazon has lost more than 1,330 square miles of forest cover since Jair Bolsonaro, a populist who cut environmental policies, took office, constituting a 39% increase over the same period last year. What do you think?

“I was really counting on Brazil to take the environmental measures we won’t enforce here.”

Adam Gross • Lab Observer


“Sometimes, things have to get 39% worse before they get better.”

Greg Olson • Volunteer Bishop

“Isn’t that going to be detrimental to the views from the resorts?”

Ingrid Quintero • White Noise Musician