Brazil's Amazon Rainforest Sees Worst August Fires in Over a Decade Surpassing Eye-catching 2019 Blazes
The national space research agency registered 31,513 fire alerts in the first 30 days of the month, making it the worst August since 2010 when fires totalled 45,018
Brazil's Amazon sees worst August fires in over a decade
Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest surged in August to the highest for the month since 2010, government data showed on Wednesday, surpassing the blazes in August 2019 that drew global attention soon after President Jair Bolsonaro took office.
Number of Brazil Amazon fires hits five-year high in August
MANAUS, Brazil (AP) — More fires burned in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest this August than in any month in nearly five years, thanks to a surge in illegal deforestation. Satellite sensors detected 33,116 fires according to Brazil's national space institute.
Brazil records worst day for Amazon fires in 15 years
RIO DE JANEIRO: The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according to official figures that provided the latest warning on the advancing destruction of the world's biggest rainforest. Satellite monitoring detected 3,358 fires on Monday, Aug 22, the highest num