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As Amazon Fires Rage, Brazil’s Government Employees Warn of ‘Collapse’ of Protection System

NYTimes.com Wednesday, 28 August 2019
Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires.
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News video: Amazon fires scorch Bolsonaro's reputation abroad, but not in Brazil

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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro may have drawn sharp criticism on the international stage for his handling of the wildfires raging in the Amazon, but at home the crisis may have fueled his government's popularity. Anna Bevan reports.

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