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Brasil: Queimadas na Amazônia afetam a saúde de milhares de pessoas

Governo Bolsonaro incentiva o desmatamento e desrespeita compromissos climáticos

Tuesday 25 August 2020


(Brasília, 26 de agosto de 2020) – Queimadas associadas ao desmatamento desenfreado estão intoxicando o ar que milhões de pessoas respiram e afetando a saúde na Amazônia brasileira, dizem o Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM), o Instituto de Estudos para Políticas de Saúde (IEPS) e a Human Rights Watch em relatório publicado hoje. As queimadas e o desmatamento na Amazônia aumentaram dramaticamente durante 2019 – primeiro ano de governo do presidente Jair Bolsonaro – e 2020 já está se revelando pior, concluíram as organizações.

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