Published On: Wed, Apr 3rd, 2024
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‘We are losing the Amazon rainforest’: Record number of wildfires in parts of Brazil

Overhead view of forest with a ring of fire burning across it.

Wildfires in the normally humid, tropical Amazon rainforest have been supercharged by a disastrous combination of elevated temperatures, historic drought and deforestation. In Roraima State, in northern Brazil, the number of fires in February were more than five times the average.

CBC | World News