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Number of Brazil Amazon fires hits five-year high in August

2022-09-02T16:57+0200timesdaily (en)

FILE - Smoke rises from forest fires in the region of Novo Progresso, in Pará, Brazil , on Aug. 21, 2022. More fires burned in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest this August than in any month in nearly five years, thanks to a surge in illegal deforestation.

L'Amazzonia brucia come non mai

2022-09-02T16:14+0200oggitreviso (it)

BRASILE - Gli incendi nella foresta amazzonica brasiliana hanno registrato un'impennata nel mese di agosto, raggiungendo il valore più alto dal 2010, come hanno mostrato i dati governativi brasiliani, superando il numero di incendi dell'agosto 2019 che avevano attirato l'attenzione mondiale subito dopo l'insediamento del presidente Jair Bolsonaro.

In Brazil, the worst month of August in 12 years for the fires in the Amazon

2022-09-02T10:47+0200tellerreport (en)

Last month, satellites from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) detected 33,116 fires in the Brazil ian Amazon. Against 28,060 in August 2021. An increase closely linked to that of deforestation 33,116 fires for the month of August alone. The Brazilian Amazon experienced its worst....

Brasile. Il numero di incendi in Amazzonia ha raggiunto il massimo degli ultimi cinque anni

2022-09-02T04:53+0200agenpress (it)

AgenPress – Si sono verificati più incendi sono bruciati nella foresta pluviale amazzonica brasiliana nel mese di agosto che in qualsiasi altro mese in quasi cinque anni, causata da un’ondata di deforestazione illegale. I sensori satellitari hanno rilevato 33.116 incendi secondo l’istituto spaziale nazionale brasiliano.

Brasile. Il numero di incendi in Amazzonia ha raggiunto il massimo degli ultimi cinque anni

2022-09-02T02:42+0200aplazio (it)

AgenPress – Si sono verificati più incendi sono bruciati nella foresta pluviale amazzonica brasiliana nel mese di agosto che in qualsiasi altro mese in quasi cinque anni, causata da un’ondata di deforestazione illegale. I sensori satellitari hanno rilevato 33.116 incendi secondo l’istituto spaziale nazionale brasiliano.

Blazing start to Amazon’s ‘fire season’ as burning hits August record

2022-09-01T23:05+0200mongabay (en)

Towns in the Brazil ian states of Amazonas and Pará have experienced a recent bout of skies overcast with thick clouds of smoke, the result of fires raging in the Amazon Rainforest. The forest fires peaked in the last few weeks after hitting a new historical record.

Brazilian Amazon records worst August for fires in 12 years

2022-09-01T22:43+0200english-alaraby (en)

The Brazil ian Amazon recorded its worst month of August for forest fires since 2010, with an 18 per cent rise from a year ago, according to official data released Thursday. The Brazilian INPE space agency said its satellites had recorded 33,116 fires in the rainforest, a key buffer against global....

BRASILE 44 sec Brucia l'Amazzonia, mese d’agosto da record L’ondata di caldo e la deforestazione hanno contribuito all’aumento degli incendi nella foresta brasiliana.

2022-09-01T21:52+0200tio (it)

BRASILIA - Durante il mese di agosto 2022, la foresta amazzonica brasiliana ha subito più incendi rispetto a qualsiasi mese negli ultimi cinque anni. Oltre alle ondate di caldo, le deforestazioni illegali hanno contribuito alla propagazione del fuoco. Incendi da record - I sensori satellitari,....

Indepedent watchdog confirms rampant deforestation in the Amazon

2022-08-31T10:38+0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

Data from independent forest monitoring group Imazon has confirmed that deforestation in Earth’s largest rainforest is on track to approach the highest level in 15 years. Imazon’s monthly deforestation alert system detected 10,781 square kilometers of forest clearing in the Brazil ian Amazon betwen....

Indepedent watchdog confirms rampant deforestation in the Amazon

2022-08-31T03:45+0200mongabay (en)

Data from independent forest monitoring group Imazon has confirmed that deforestation in Earth’s largest rainforest is on track to approach the highest level in 15 years. Imazon’s monthly deforestation alert system detected 10,781 square kilometers of forest clearing in the Brazil ian Amazon betwen....

Brazil records worst day for Amazon fires in 15 years

2022-08-26T18:52+0200newagebd (en)

A firefighter helicopter drops water to put out a wildfire in the Baixa Limia — Serra do Xures Natural Park near the village of Lobeira, Ourense province, northwestern Spain, on Thursday. — AFP photo. The number of forest fires in the Brazil ian Amazon hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according....

Left 25% Center 50% Right 25% Brazil records worst day for Amazon fires in 15 yearsNumber of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon hit a nearly 15-year high this week. Satellite monitoring detected 3,358 fires on Monday, Aug 22, the highest number for any 24-hour period since September 2007.

2022-08-26T14:34+0200ground-news (en)

Satellite monitoring detected 3,358 fires on Monday, August 22, the highest number for any 24-hour period since September 2007. The number was nearly triple that recorded on the so-called "Day of Fire" -- August 10, 2019. Experts say Amazon fires are caused mainly by illegal farmers, ranchers and speculators clearing land and torching trees.

Wildfires in Brazil's Amazon hit nearly 15-year high

2022-08-26T03:57+0200trtworld (en)

August is typically when fire season starts in earnest in the Amazon, with the arrival of drier weather. (AP Archive) The number of forest fires in the Brazil ian Amazon has hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according to official figures that provided the latest warning on the advancing destruction of the world's biggest rainforest.

Brazil records worst day for Amazon fires in 15 years

2022-08-26T02:22+0200mb-com-ph (en)

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according to official figures that provided the latest warning on the advancing destruction of the world’s biggest rainforest. This file photo taken on October 01, 2019 shows a fire from....

Brazil Records Worst Day For Amazon Fires In 15 Years

2022-08-25T23:40+0200barrons (en)

This photo taken on October 01, 2019 shows a fire near Itaituba, Para state, Brazil , in the Amazon rainforest NELSON ALMEIDA. The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon hit a nearly 15-year high this week, according to official figures that provided the latest warning on the advancing destruction of the world's biggest rainforest.

Forest fires burn twice as many trees as two decades ago, report finds

2022-08-24T22:50+0200spokesman (en)

Forest fires today are burning nearly twice as many trees as they did just two decades ago, according to a study from the University of Maryland’s Global Land Analysis and Discovery (GLAD) laboratory. The researchers found a typical forest fire season burns 7.4 million acres than in 2001.

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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