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Colombia | Report finds "major deforestation" within Chiribiquete NP over last 6 months

BOGOTA, March 14 (Reuters) - Colombia's Chiribiquete national park saw "major deforestation" between September 2021 and February of this year, an environmental monitoring group said on Monday, warning that the destruction hampered conservation of the Amazon.


More than 2,000 hectares (4,942 acres) were deforested in Chiribiquete over the six month period, according to a report by Amazon Conservation's Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project (MAAP).


https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/colombia-national-park-saw-significant-deforestation-over-last-six-months-2022-03-14/

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