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Deforestation in Brazilian States of Acre and Rondônia, Near Bolivian Border

9.9S 67.8W

July 16th, 2012 Category: Deforestation

Bolivia and Brazil – July 13th, 2012

Upon opening the full image, the herringbone patterns of deforestation can be observed in the light green areas branching out amidst the dark green of the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil, near the border with Bolivia. Large areas of deforested land, often cleared to make room for cities and towns, can be seen in the state of Acre, particularly near the state capital of Rio Branco (top center), and the state of Rondônia (upper right).

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