El Niño vs. the Amazon: researchers worry Brazil is not prepared

Mongabay: A total of 18,716 fires were reported in the Brazilian Amazon in November alone, primarily caused by farming activity. Researchers on the ground say local fire control efforts are not enough to combat the blazes. They stress the need for global leaders to address the growing problem of tropical forest fires, to both protect wildlife habitat and improve public health. The severe fires that have been ripping through Indonesia’s forests have rightfully been a focal point for international media this......

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