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In Brazil, deforestation threatens Amazon species' survival

Clip: 09/05/2019 | 9m 24s

In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome to preserve -- knowing many are already lost. Amna Nawaz reports from Brazil on the efforts to save Amazon inhabitants.

Aired: 09/05/19

Rating: NR

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