Light rains and advances in deforestation could lead to fires of more than 5,000 km² in the Amazon

O Globo, Jan Niklas e Renato Grandelle in 11/06/2021

Between December and April, the rainy season, some regions of the biome had only 60% of their historical rainfall averages.

With much less than expected rainfall and the dismantling of inspections, experts point out that the Amazon may have a historic burning season.

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