Mongabay: New satellite data reveals active burning in Sava, a region in Madagascar that has been ravaged by illegal logging for rosewood and other valuable rainforest timber. According to data provided by the Fire Alert System, a joint monitoring program run by NASA, Conservation International and the University of Maryland, more than 1,100 fires have burned in Andapa, Antalaha, Sambava, and Vohimarina--districts where the bulk of Madagascar's illegal logging is taking place--since October 1. Roughly a......
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Satellite data reveals fires in region plagued by illegal logging in Madagascar
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