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Bolsonaro presidency a threat to the Amazon?

About 60 percent of the Amazon rainforest is located on Brazilian territory. While scientists have highlighted its importance - both as an irreplaceable biodiversity treasure and an essential global climate regulator - deforestation continues. During his election campaign, Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro frequently criticised environmentalism, boasting strong ties with the agribusiness industry, and threatening to leave the Paris climate accord.

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While he's backed down on that pledge, some observers say a loosening of environmental enforcement is indeed underway in Brazil. Valeria Saccone and Louise Raulais report - with Catherine Osborn.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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