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Latest News on Amazon Wildfires
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Sep 12, 2019
Brazil fires regional environmental head after he made public comments on illegal mining in areas affected by forest firesA regional head of Brazil’s environmental authority was fired after he made public comments saying he would no longer burn machinery, some of it seized from illegal miners, in an area heavily affected by forest fires
Sep 10, 2019
European space agency images show marked increase in Amazon air pollution in August after forest firesNew satellite images published on Monday by the European Space Agency show an increase in air pollution in the Brazilian Amazon while fires burned in the region last month
Sep 05, 2019
The tallest trees in the Amazon rainforests are safe from the raging wildfiresThe giant Dinizia Excelsa species measures upto 88 meters, with a circumference of 5.50 meters.
Sep 04, 2019
Rare Bolivian rock art dating from 1,500 BC destroyed in the Amazon wildfiresThe fires are also endangering the Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos, built in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Sep 03, 2019
Mining, livestock and deforestation along with wildfires threaten the Amazon forestIt might be too little too late for a country that has lost 1.2 million hectares of grassland and forest to fires since May.
Aug 27, 2019
Weak rainfall will not extinguish Amazon fires, Brazil govt’s firefighting initiative will only put out smaller blazes, warn weather expertsWeak rainfall is unlikely to extinguish a record number of fires raging in Brazil’s Amazon anytime soon, with pockets of precipitation through 10 September expected to bring only isolated relief
Aug 27, 2019
After Amazon's fires, Africa's rainforests are burning too, but for different reasonsThe Congo Basin forest is commonly referred to as the "second green lung" of the planet after the Amazon.