Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest

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    Video caption: Amazon forest: Satellite view of deforestation

    Orbiting spacecraft now routinely observe the Amazon rainforest and its health.

  2. Amazon fires: Could parts of the jungle become a savanna?

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    Video caption: Fires continue to devastate the rainforest so crucial in the fight against climate change

    Fires continue to devastate the rainforest that is so crucial in the fight against climate change and to bio-diversity.

  3. What if everyone in the world planted a tree?

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    Video caption: BBC Ideas explores the impact of tree planting on the environment

    Trees are one element in the fight against climate change. So what would happen if everyone in the world planted a tree?

  4. Amazon fires: Year-on-year increase 'deeply concerning'

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    Video caption: Brazil’s space agency says the number of fires last month was up by 28 percent from 2018

    Brazil’s space agency says the number of fires in the rainforest last month was up by 28 percent from the same time last year.