Brazil: Amazon rainforests sets new record fires in July 02.08.2020

Deutsche Welle | Aug 2, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • The number of forest fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest increased 28% in July in comparison to last year, the country’s National Institute for Space Research reported Saturday.
  • On July 16, the Brazilian government banned burning in the Pantanal wetlands and the Amazon forest for four months.
  • The deforestation index also remained high this year until July.