Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Reuters

Brazil’s space chief fired after row over Amazon deforestation with President Jair Bolsonaro

  • The president has previously floated the idea of opening up protected rainforest areas to agriculture, a highly controversial move
  • The latest data shows that deforestation has increased 40 per cent in the last two months compared to the same period a year ago
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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro. Photo: Reuters
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