Deforestation in Brazil has hit a record high. โ€œIt’s officially now the worst ever August for Amazon deforestation.โ€ @NewScientist #environment #climate #amazonfires

The amount of Amazon rainforest being cleared in Brazil has hit a record high. But president Jair Bolsonaro is moving to ban the setting of fires for two months: www.newscientist.com/article/2214734-its-officially-now-the-worst-ever-august-for-amazon-deforestation/