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"A burnt area the size of Cork"

Cara Augustenborg joined Ivan to discuss the impact of the fires raging in the rainforests of Brazil

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19.00 27 Aug 2019


"A burnt area the size of Cork"


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19.00 27 Aug 2019


Dr. Cara Augustenborg joined Ivan this evening for another edition of Down to Earth and this week it was the very topical issue of the Brazilian rainforests and the fires currently causing concern for many around the world.

 

Cara discussed the environmental implications of the fires, the political fight that has erupted over tackling them, and how this can be viewed through the prism of the on-going beef crisis here in Ireland.

 

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