After a period of relative slow growth in Amazon Deforestation it seems as though the loggers are at it again.  This Guardian article makes for depressing news.  An interesting point is made in the comment

“If you were stood next to your house and there was a mahogany tree
next to you which would be worth R$5,000 (£1,360) if you chopped it
down and your son was there crying out with hunger what would you do?”

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