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Amazon forest burning

Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters

Posted at Aug 23 2019 09:59 AM

Amazon forest burning

An aerial view of a deforested plot of the Amazon near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil on Thursday. Environmentalists raised concern on the record number of wildfires that hit the Amazon forests. Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) registered 72,843 fires, the highest recorded since 2013.