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· July, 2020

Stories about Environment from July, 2020

Sri Lankan wildlife threatened by poaching during the pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, rising unemployment has been linked to the surge in illegal wildlife poaching.

Liberian fishing communities stand up to Chinese supertrawlers

Liberian fishing communities are threatened by Chinese supertrawlers capable of catching about twice the nation’s sustainable catch — potentially decimating vital fish stocks in just a few years.

In the Brazilian Amazon, fires and pandemic are a disastrous mix

In the middle of the COVID-19 crisis, the increase in fires in the Amazon could overburden even more the healthcare system, with more cases of respiratory problems.

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