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Lula wins Brazil election, vows to combat destruction of Amazon rainforest

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Brazilian president-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called for "peace and unity" after narrowly winning a divisive runoff election Sunday, capping a remarkable political comeback by defeating far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Although Lula's own environmental record is hardly spotless, activists say there is no comparison between him and Bolsonaro, under whom deforestation in the Amazon has soared, as Boris Patentreger from the NGO Mighty Earth explains.

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