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Record deforestation in Brazil’s Legal Amazon in October – Inpe

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Around 876.5 square kilometers (km²) of the Legal Amazon were under deforestation alert in October, revealed data from the Deter-B system of the federal government's Space Research Institute (Inpe), released this Friday (12). The amount is twice the area of the "Plano Piloto" - the airplane-shaped central administrative area of Brasília, in the Federal District, which has a total area of 437.20 km².

This is the largest area for the month since the beginning of the records of the system, which began in 2015. Deforestation advanced 5% compared to October last . . .

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