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Winning the war on Amazon deforestation

It is received wisdom that the world's rainforest are being destroyed as never before, with the Amazon rainforest being a source of particular concern. However, as Justin Rowlatt reports Brazil has declared war on deforestation and things are changing.

Broadcast on Wednesday 4 January 2012.

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