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Deforestation of Brazil's Indigenous lands a threat to country's climate target

Wednesday 20 Apr 22 10:45am


INDIGENOUS lands in the Brazilian Amazon are under constant pressure, and deforestation of these areas has accelerated in recent years.

Some of them, such as Apyterewa Indigenous Territory in Pará state, are particularly affected, endangering Brazil's ability to meet the targets to which it is committed internationally in terms of combating deforestation and mitigating the impact of climate change. 

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