Wildfires burn in Pantanal wetlands

Brazil’s space research center has reported that wildfires in the Pantanal wetlands of Brazil have increased tenfold this year alone.

Wildfires burn in Pantanal wetlands

According to a report released by the Brazilian Space Research Center, wildfires in the southern Amazon rainforest in the Pantanal region have increased tenfold this year and the number of fires in the Pantanal has increased by 980 percent from June last year to June 5 of this year.

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Statistics have also warned that the number of wildfires will peak in the coming months. The Pantanal wetlands, located along the borders of Paraguay and Bolivia, are 80 percent waterlogged during the rainy season.

Wildfires burn in Pantanal wetlands

But due to the formation of water in May, wildfires often occur in the area rich in natural resources.

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