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In destroying the Amazon, big agribusiness is torching its own viability

Publicado em 07 março 2022
A new study has found that the transition zone between the Amazon and Cerrado in the northeast of Brazil has heated up significantly and become drier in the past two decades. The research points to deforestation in the Amazon and global climate changes as factors prolonging the dry season and warming up the region, leaving it susceptible to severe droughts and forest fires. Ironically, the changes being driven by the intensified agricultural activity are rendering the region less suitable [...]