The Amazon forest fire and famous as the lung of the earth due to the density of green trees and abundance in those forests, and the plumes of smoke resulting in images taken from space.
Who is responsible for the Amazon forest fire in Brazil?
Brazilian authorities said more than 72,000 wildfires burned this year – an increase of 83 percent compared to the same period in 2018 and wondered who was responsible for those fires that hurt the whole world.
What can be caused by fires unprecedented ten years ago?
The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is raging with thousands of fires that seen in nearly a decade.
What is the real impact of these fires?
The regions most affected by the fires are the northern states of Roraima, Rondonia and the Amazon.
However, social media images of these fires under the #PrayforAmazonas label (Pray for Amazon) may not be accurate, many dating back to ancient fires decades ago and some not in Brazil at all.
What exactly is happening in the Amazon?
The current year has seen a lot of fires:
Brazil has set a record level of fires this year, 2019, according to data from the Brazilian Space Agency.
The National Institute for Space Research in Brazil says data from its satellite indicate an 85 percent increase in fire rates, compared to the same period last year.