The Amazon in Flames: Fire and deforestation in 2019 and what’s to come in 2020

23 de April de 2020

Apr 23, 2020

Ane Alencar, Paulo Moutinho, Vera Arruda, Divino Silvério

With the most intense season of deforestation in the Amazon approaching, it is time to evaluate what happened in the region in 2019. It is also time to put strategies in place to combat deforestation, which in the first three months of this year increased significantly and indicates a worrying scenario ahead. To avoid repeating the 2019 fires, we need to make the right choices. And now.

* Update on April 29th, 2020, at Annex 2.

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