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Forest fires are getting worse, 20 years of data confirm

2022-08-17T23:56+0200mongabay (en)

Fires are now causing 3 million more hectares (741,3160 acres) of tree cover loss per year than they did in 2001, according to a newly released Global Forest Watch analysis which examined fires that burn all or most of a forest’s living overstory trees.

Forest fires destroyed nearly 23 million acres of land in 2021, and it's expected to get worse, experts say

2022-08-17T19:43+0200mycentraloregon (en)

Lucas Ninno/Getty Images. (NEW YORK) — The planet continues to experience a massive loss in forest land as the world warms and allows severe wildfires to run rampant in regions spanning the globe. Overall, forest fires are getting worse worldwide, according to a new report released Wednesday by....

Desert Regions May Be Best Predictors of Climate Change in Wetter Areas, Hebrew University Study Reveals

2022-08-16T15:03+0200alphagalileo (en)

When it comes to the world’s climate, in the past decade, planet Earth keeps sending us its summer siren’s call. According to NASA, nineteen of the hottest years have occurred since 2000, with 2016 and 2020 tied for the hottest on record. This summer is already making worldwide headlines, with England scorching beyond 40 degrees Celsius.

Amazon deforestation on pace to roughly match last year’s rate of loss

2022-08-12T15:52+0200mongabay (en)

Deforestation in Earth’s largest rainforest is on track to rival last year’s 15-year-high according to data released today by the Brazil ian government. INPE, Brazil’s national space research institute, today published figures from its DETER deforestation alert system, which tracks forest clearing on a near-real time basis.

Brazil's economy minister pegs France as 'insignificant'

2022-08-11T22:54+0200aa-en (en)

PARIS. Brazil 's economy minister has discounted criticism from France over logging in the Amazon rainforest, calling Paris "insignificant," according to reports picked up by French media on Thursday. According to French news outlet Le Figaro, Paulo Guedes delivered scathing remarks on Tuesday at a....

Brazil's Economy Minister Pegs France As 'Insignificant'

2022-08-11T20:21+0200haberler-en (en)

Brazil 's economy minister has discounted criticism from France over logging in the Amazon rainforest, calling Paris "insignificant," according to reports picked up by French media on Thursday. According to French news outlet Le Figaro, Paulo Guedes delivered scathing remarks on Tuesday at a congress....

Why is Brazil's Amazon rainforest burning?

2022-08-11T20:18+02004-traders (en)

The number of fires burning in Brazil 's rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Meanwhile the rate of deforestation has also surged to record levels. (Manoela Machado, Wildfire and Deforestation researcher at Oxford University) "We have a combination of a drier climate with more motivation to deforest.

EXPLAINER: Why Amazon fires are at a 15-year high despite climate pledge

2022-08-10T16:57+0200businessday (en)

Brazil vowed in 2021 to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country’s Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began in July and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil’s fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Causes, Consequences of Amazon Fires and Deforestation

2022-08-10T14:49+0200sunstkitts (en)

and Gloria Dickie Aug 10 (Reuters) – Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country’s Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high.

Explainer: Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T11:20+0200inquirer (en)

What causes the fires? Unlike wildfires in Europe or the United States, fires do not occur naturally in the humid, tropical Amazon rainforest. Instead, farmers cut down the forests and set trees on fire to clear land, and sometimes these fires run out of control.

What are the causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation?

2022-08-10T10:47+0200straitstimesSG (en)

SAO PAULO (REUTERS) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Explainer: Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T10:34+0200channelnewsasia (en)

Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Am... 49m ago

2022-08-10T09:58+0200kelo (en)

By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie. (Reuters) – Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country’s Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high.

Explainer-Causes And Consequences Of Amazon Fires And Deforestation

2022-08-10T09:37+0200ibtimes (en)

Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation Gloria Dickie, Jake Spring |Updated just now |3 min read By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June.

2022-08-10T09:27+0200thechronicleherald (en)

By Jake Spring and Gloria Dickie. (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T09:13+02004-traders (en)

Things could worsen this month, as Brazil 's fires traditionally peak in August and September. Here are some factors driving destruction of the world's largest rainforest. WHAT CAUSES THE FIRES? Unlike wildfires in Europe or the United States, fires do not occur naturally in the humid, tropical Amazon rainforest.

Explainer-Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T09:10+0200reuters (en)

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. read more Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T09:03+0200financialpost (en)

Article content. WHY ARE BRAZIL’S FIRES SO BAD AT THIS TIME OF YEAR? August and September are the height of dry season in the Amazon, when fires become harder to control. The gradual onset of the rainy season in October generally brings relief. IS CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECTING AMAZON FOREST FIRES?....

Causes and consequences of Amazon fires and deforestation

2022-08-10T09:02+02004-traders (en)

Aug 10 (Reuters) - Brazil vowed last year to halt deforestation by 2030, yet the number of fires burning in the country's Amazon rainforest hit a 15-year high in June. Burning season began last month and the rate of forest clearing remains high. Things could worsen this month, as Brazil's fires traditionally peak in August and September.

The Impact of Wildfires on Biodiversity and the Environment

2022-08-05T12:54+0200earth-org (en)

Climate change has led to the large-scale burning of our forests, with human, plant, and animal life being directly and indirectly affected. Forest fires are important for proper land management. However, if the fires keep raging for longer durations, encompassing more land and life with them, then....

Meet the volunteer brigades and artists fighting forest fires and deforestation in Brazil

2022-08-04T16:52+0200wn (en)

Share Tweet Print This article originally appeared on Waging Nonviolence. The frequency and extent of wildfires are increasing all over the world. In South America, Brazil has had the highest incidence of forest fires in recent years. In 2019, during the first year of Jair....

Fires increase in Brazilian Amazon in July

2022-08-02T03:11+0200thenews-pk (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO: The number of forest fires in the Brazil ian Amazon increased by eight percent last month compared with July 2021, according to official figures released on Monday, the latest alarm bell for the world’s biggest rainforest. Satellite monitoring detected 5,373 fires last month, up from....

Fires increase in Brazilian Amazon in July

2022-08-01T20:23+0200samacharcentral (en)

The number of forest fires in the Brazil ian Amazon increased by eight percent last month compared with July 2021, according to official figures released Monday, the latest alarm bell for the world’s biggest rainforest. Satellite monitoring detected 5,373 fires last month, up from 4,977 in July last....

Fires increase in Brazilian Amazon in July

2022-08-01T20:12+0200vervetimes (en)

The number of forest fires in the Brazil ian Amazon increased by eight percent last month compared with July 2021, according to official figures released Monday, the latest alarm bell for the world’s biggest rainforest. Satellite monitoring detected 5,373 fires last month, up from 4,977 in July last....

Fires increase in Brazilian Amazon in July

2022-08-01T19:56+0200techcodex (en)

The number of forest fires in the Brazil ian Amazon increased by eight percent last month compared with July 2021, according to official figures released Monday, the latest alarm bell for the world’s biggest rainforest. Satellite monitoring detected 5,373 fires last month, up from 4,977 in July last....

Stopping wildfires before they start

2022-07-26T19:02+0200nytimes (en)

Wildfire season is back in the world’s largest rainforest, the Amazon. Last month, the Brazil ian part of the forest saw the highest number of fires in 15 years. The good news is, scientists can predict where these blazes are likely to erupt so firefighting crews can react quickly.

Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri del Brasile pubblica nota sugli incendi forestali in Europa e ricorda impegni ambientali che l’UE dovrebbe rispettare

2022-07-26T17:29+0200aplazio (it)

Nota congiunta del Ministero degli Affari Esteri del Brasile (MRE) e del Ministero dell’Ambiente – Incendi boschivi e ondata di caldo in Europa AgenPress . Il Governo brasiliano manifesta solidarietà con le famiglie delle vittime degli incendi boschivi e dell’ondata di caldo che colpisce diversi Paesi europei nelle ultime settimane.

Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri del Brasile pubblica nota sugli incendi boschivi in Europa e ricorda impegni ambientali che l’UE dovrebbe rispettare

2022-07-26T12:12+0200agricultura (it)

BRASILIA – Il Governo brasiliano manifesta solidarietà con le famiglie delle vittime degli incendi boschivi e dell’ondata di caldo che colpisce diversi Paesi europei nelle ultime settimane. Il Brasile ribadisce il suo impegno per gli obiettivi assunti dal Paese nell’ambito della COP 26, sul cambiamento climatico.

Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri del Brasile pubblica nota sugli incendi boschivi in Europa e ricorda impegni ambientali che UE dovrebbe rispettare

2022-07-26T11:47+0200agricolae (it)

Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri del Brasile pubblica nota sugli incendi forestali in Europa e ricorda impegni ambientali che l’UE dovrebbe rispettare. In un comunicato alla stampa il Ministero degli Affari Esteri del Brasile e il Ministero dell’Ambiente hanno lamentato gli innumerevoli incendi....

Utrecht University: Desert regions may best predict climate changes to our planet

2022-07-26T06:44+0200indiaeducationdiary (en)

When it comes to the world’s climate, in the past decade, planet Earth keeps sending us its summer siren’s call. According to NASA, nineteen of the hottest years have occurred since 2000, with 2016 and 2020 tied for the hottest on record. This summer is already making worldwide headlines, with the UK scorching beyond 40 degrees Celsius.

Desert regions may best predict climate changes to our planet

2022-07-25T18:05+0200uu-nl (en)

When it comes to the world’s climate, in the past decade, planet Earth keeps sending us its summer siren’s call. According to NASA, nineteen of the hottest years have occurred since 2000, with 2016 and 2020 tied for the hottest on record. This summer is already making worldwide headlines, with the UK scorching beyond 40 degrees Celsius.

Western Europe, a Climate Leader, Still Suffers From Global Warming

2022-07-20T12:52+0200whatsnew2day (en)

Many British homes not only have no air conditioning, but are built with materials that retain heat. Most parts of the London Underground system also do not have air conditioning. On Monday, an airport had to suspend flights for hours after heat damaged a runway.

Fire crisis in Europe seems far from over

2022-07-19T20:13+0200weeklyblitz (en)

European Union demands environmental protection in emerging countries but “allows” fires in Europe. Writes Lucas Leiroz. Europe is in a situation of humanitarian catastrophe. The fires that have erupted across the continent this summer have already killed more than a thousand people, in addition to....

Fire Detection Sensors: Italy's Bet to Combat Forest Fires Amidst Climate Change

2022-07-18T17:30+0200sciencetimes (en)

Climate change has increased incidences of devastating natural disasters. One of these destructive forces is forest fires. According to the Congressional Research Service , in 2021, there were 14,000 wildfires across the US, which resulted in almost 5.2 million acres of forest burnt down.

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