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The Amazon is reaching a dangerous tipping point. We need to scale solutions now if we have any chance of saving it

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest has spiked alarmingly in recent months. Image: REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Paulo Barreto

Senior Research, IMAZON- Instituto do Homem e Meio Ambiente da Amazônia

Robert Muggah

Co-founder, SecDev Group and Co-founder, Igarapé Institute

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Guardian graphic | Source: Brazilian National Institute for Space Research
Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, Brazil August 21, 2019.
Smoke billows during a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, Brazil August 21, 2019. Image: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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