Deforestation has been started surging in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest sharply from the last month. The nation has been started sending troops to curb down the illegal logging and mining in the forest. The space research agency of Brazil has been said that the area has been destroyed by 64% within April.
Illegal loggers and ranchers have started destroying the forest by the first month of 2020. The environmentalists have been accusing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s policies. His public speeches have encouraged this illegal activity. Though he denied that he has authorised the deployment of army in that region.
The entire Amazon rainforest is the major carbon store, which helps to slow down the pace of global warming. The National Institute of Space Research (INPE) has officially stated more than 405 sq km (156 sq miles) of the Amazon has been facing the destruction of deforestation in recent days.
Brazil’s National Institute of Space Research (Inpe) said that more than 405 sq km (156 sq miles) of the Amazon had been deforested last month compared with 248 sq km in April last year. A total of 1,202 sq km has been wiped out.