Environment, Global Warming, Social Problems

Tropical Forests Suffered Near-Record Tree Losses in 2017. By Brad Plumer June 27, 2018 In Brazil, forest fires set by farmers and ranchers to clear land for agriculture raged out of control last year, wiping out more than 3 million acres of trees as a severe drought gripped the region. Those losses undermined Brazil’s recent efforts to protect its rain forests.

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