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Soybean farms encroach upon pristine rainforests, to make way for more farmland to raise cattle and soybeans, where the amazon begins in the upper Mato Grosso state, Brazil on Sept. 17, 2008. In 2008, a part of the Amazon rainforest located in Mato Grosso was?under threat like never before. According to ?gures released by Brazil's National?Institute for Space Research, 9,626 square miles of Amazon forest in?Brazil was damaged between August 2007 and July 2008. A 67 percent increase of rainforest ?damage in just one year.?The ?gure is in addition to the 4,620 sq miles of forest that was?completely cleared, indicating that at an astonishing 14,247 square miles of forest was damaged or destroyed during the year.
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September 17, 2008
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