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The Amazon rainforest is disappearing quickly

The Week | 25/06/2022 01:54 PM | Click to read full article

Forests throughout the world are shrinking year after year — and Brazil is the epicentre. According to the World Wildlife Fund, more than a quarter of the Amazon rainforest will be devoid of trees by 2030 if cutting continues at the same speed.

If nothing is done to stop it, an estimated 40 per cent of this unique forest will be razed by 2050.