Brazil reports more Amazon fires so far this year than all of 2021

Japan Today | Sep 21, 2022 at 11:32 PM
  • The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon so far this year has already surpassed that recorded for all of 2021.
  • The latest grim news from the rainforest will likely add to pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro.
  • Since the far-right agribusiness ally took office in January 2019, average annual deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has increased by 75 percent compared to the previous decade.