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Coronavirus is affecting the world in a number of ways, and with the severity of its impact on the economy and the danger it poses to our health, it has been front-page news for some time.

However, it has also allowed other activities to thrive, such as the deforestation of the Amazon.

Recent data shows deforestation has risen compared to this time last year, which some experts have argued is a result of the media and the rest of the world being distracted by COVID-19.

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