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The indiscriminate felling of trees in the forest is not stopping, the forest area has been wiped out at a record level in the Amazon of Brazil.

Sueli Araujo, senior public policy expert at the Climate Observatory, a network of environmental groups, said the number of forest areas cut down in April is worrying. Normally there is no deforestation in April due to rain.

Indiscriminate felling of trees amidst the ever-shrinking forest around the world.Deforestation) and it is the world’s largest forest Amazon (Amazon) is also not untouched by the felling of trees. Here every month a new record of felling of trees (broke all records) is happening. Brazil (BrazilThere has been a record level of deforestation in the Amazon forests of April in the month of April. Large-scale felling of trees is of great concern and reflects the natural loss occurring in the world’s largest tropical rainforest area.

According to satellite photos, more than a thousand square kilometers of forest area in the Amazon forests have been wiped out in the month of April. This is the first time deforestation has been done on such a large scale during the last seven years. This time 74 percent more forest area has been cut as compared to April 2021.

Thousand square kilometer forest area wiped out in the rainy season

This is the first time that more than a thousand square kilometers of forest area has been wiped out in a month during the rainy season. The rainy season in this region is from December to April.

Sueli Araujo, senior public policy expert at the Climate Observatory, a network of environmental groups, said the number of forest areas cut down in April is worrying. Normally there is no deforestation here in April due to rain.

This data comes from the Brazilian Space Agency’s Deter monitoring system, and corresponds to the first 29 days of April. Full month data will be available next week. Deter data had earlier shown 430 square kilometers of deforestation in January at the beginning of the year, which was four times the level in the same month last year. Whereas in February, it reached 199 square kilometres, which is 62 percent more than last year in 2021.

Campaign to stop climate change will get a setback

The Amazon is the world’s largest tropical rainforest and a huge carbon sink. There is widespread concern that its destruction will not only emit massive amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, but will further complicate hopes of halting climate change.

The Amazons state led the way in deforestation in April, beating both Para and Mato Grosso states for only the second time on record. This is particularly worrisome, as the Amazon is deep in the rainforest and continues to be deforested along with areas used for agriculture and animal husbandry.

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Arajo, former president of Brazil’s environmental regulator, said over the phone, “Amazon is still a very protected state. If there is deforestation, we will lose control of the area outside the traditional deforestation zone.”

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