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Our World: Anarchy in the Amazon? (S2021EP12 BBC News Fri 23 Apr 2021)

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Anarchy in the Amazon?: Undercover of Covid, the Amazon rainforest is under attack. Deforestation is at levels not seen for more than a decade. Brazilian President, Jair Bolsonaro, talks of opening up the forest to development while the environmental policy is under attack from loggers. Our World obtained a recording of the Environment minister talking about using the cover of Covid to "change all the rules" in the Amazon. For Our World, Justin Rowlatt is on a mission to find out how a tribe he visited a decade ago is faring the face of this assault.

Airdate: Fri 23 Apr 2021 at 18:30 on BBC News

Season 2021 Episode 12

Current affairs documentary reporting on issues around the world.