Deforestation warnings in Brazil reach a record in April -INPE

According to the data, the number of warnings exceeded 1,000 km², almost double the number issued during the same period in 2021.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Deforestation warnings in the Amazon exceeded 1,000 km² in April. Data released Friday (6) by Deter, a warning system of the National Institute for Space Research (Inpe), showed that there were 1,012.5 km² from April 1 to 29 - a record for the period.

The figure is almost double the 580 km² recorded in April last year. The official deforestation data are measured by the Prodes system (Project for Monitoring Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon Forest by Satellite) and published at the end of each year.

The states with the largest deforested area were . . .

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