Forest Fire (6294 ha) in Brazil 22 Feb 2024

Event summary

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

GDACS ID WF 1019316
Countries: Brazil
Start Date - Last detection*: 22 Feb 2024 - 07 Mar 2024
Duration (days): 14
People affected: 11 in the burned area
Burned area: 6294 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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

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Articles: 16 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Argentine resistance hinders Milei’s forest and glacier destruction2024-03-14T19:34+0100.

This article was written by and published in Climate Home News on February 13, 2024. An edited version is republished by Global Voices under a media partnership agreement. Argentina’s new free-market president Javier Milei is pushing for a
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Science recognizes new species of giant snake: Northern green anaconda2024-03-10T20:07+0100.

"Our team received a rare invitation from the Waorani people to explore the region and collect samples from a population of anacondas, rumored to be the largest in existence," Fry explained in a statement. "The indigenous hunters took us in
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Amazon Wildfires Could Become 'More Flammable' Due to Severe Drought a ... 2024-03-10T11:09+0100.

Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest in South America have increased in previous years and they could intensify and become longer. According to the Brazilian government, drought in the Amazon jungle has already affected agricultural productio
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TABLE Summary series: Soy2024-03-07T18:31+0100.

The Soy Moratorium , signed by the Brazilian government and almost all Brazilian soy traders (covering 90% of soy exports), aims to limit further native vegetation loss in the Brazilian Amazon. Signatory traders commit to not purchase soy g
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),