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Threat to Amazon rainforest in Brazil driven by highway project

The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is facing threats that impact the global climate. Research shows 17% of the world's largest rainforest has been destroyed in the last 50 years, and scientists warn a road project in the region is accelerating deforestation. The Washington Post's Rio de Janeiro bureau chief, Terrence McCoy, recently traveled highway BR-319 and shared what he saw.
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