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Under Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Amazon logging soars

As the Amazon rainforests rage, let’s take a look at what is going in Brazil, both politically and environmentally, which holds the largest part of the Amazon. Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro, elected on 7 October 2018, was welcomed by a huge crowd, which danced and celebrated after the election results were announced. But soon, most …

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Nearly 80,000 birds die at Rajasthan’s Sambhar Lake

Find out what happened at India‚Äôs largest saltwater lake. On November 7th, 2019, Sambhar lake in the Indian state of Rajasthan witnessed the death of nearly 40 demoiselle cranes. A few days later on November 30th, 2019, the lake witnessed the death of more than 8000 migratory birds including shovelers, stilts, snipes, pintails, avocets, and …

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