Telling numbers: Counting Amazon fires, assessing forest lost

The Amazon rainforest has been reeling under fires prompting global concerns. According to Brazilian Space Research Agency (INPE), more than 74,000 fires have been recorded in the Amazon region between January and August 2019. There has been an 84% increase in the number of fires compared with the same period in 2018 According to scientists… Continue reading Telling numbers: Counting Amazon fires, assessing forest lost