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Brazil to deploy troops to protect Amazon as deforestation surges

Published on: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 19:58:12 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
Brazil plans to deploy its armed forces to fight deforestation and fires in the Amazon jungle, Vice President Hamilton MourĂ£o said on Wednesday, in an effort protect the world's largest rainforest where destruction has surged since last year.

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