Brazil's Amazon rainforest suffers worst fires in a decade

Satellites record 61% rise in hotspots over September 2019Scientist warns: ‘It could get worse if the drought continues’Fires in Brazil’s Amazon increased 13% in the first nine months of the year compared with a year ago, as the rainforest region experiences its worst rash of blazes in a decade, data from space research agency Inpe has shown.Satellites in September recorded 32,017 hotspots in the world’s largest rainforest, a 61% rise from the same month in 2019. Continue reading… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/oct/01/brazil-amazon-rainforest-worst-fires-in-decade