Forest Fire (5041 ha) in Brazil 08 Aug 2022

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1008197
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 08 Aug 2022 - 12 Aug 2022
Duration (days): 4
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5041 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Forest fires are getting worse, 20 years of data confirm2022-08-17T23:56+0200.

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 ove
Forest fires destroyed nearly 23 million acres of land in 2021, and it ... 2022-08-17T19:43+0200.

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 wor
Desert Regions May Be Best Predictors of Climate Change in Wetter Area ... 2022-08-16T15:03+0200.

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. T
Amazon deforestation on pace to roughly match last year’s rate of loss2022-08-12T15:52+0200.

Deforestation in Earth’s largest rainforest is on track to rival last year’s 15-year-high according to data released today by the Brazilian government. INPE, Brazil’s national space research institute, today published figures from its DETER

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