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How deforestation in the Amazon is pushing it to the Point Of No Return

If deforestation in the Amazon goes beyond 20 per cent of its original spread, it will have reached the “point of no return”. Image: REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Chelsea Gohd

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Maps depicting the extent of deforestation in the Amazon Image: The Guardian

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