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Aug 25, 2017

The small town of Apui sits at the new frontline of Brazil's fight against advancing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, where vast forest fires belch jet black smoke visible for miles and loggers denude the jungle.

Battling deforestation in the Amazon
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Agents of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, or Ibama, walk through a burnt area in a forest during "Operation Green Wave" to combat illegal logging in Apui, in the southern region of the state of Amazonas, Brazil, July 31, 2017. BRUNO KELLY/REUTERS

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