In addition to the area targeted for livestock, nearly 40% of the forest affected by the 2019 arson is still unused and was burned ‘for the sake of burning.’
In the rural area, the challenge for residents affected by the smoke is to get medical care
The smoke from the fires and Covid sweeps from southern Amazonas to Acre
Smoke from burnings worsens Covid-19 in the Amazon
Engolindo Fumaça – metodologia do processamento e análise de dados O projeto Engolindo Fumaça analisa dados de satélite para determinar quais locais na Amazônia brasileira foram os mais afetados pela poluição do ar durante as queimadas de 2020. A investigação começou pela seleção das fontes de dados de sensoriamento remoto disponíveis para as diferentes variáveis […]
Data dashboard of the Inhaling Smoke project, with results of the statistical analysis for all states and municipalities of the Brazilian Legal Amazon, with filters by month and geographic location. Table with data selection can be downloaded and is open to use.
The number of fires, as always, rises this season. InfoAmazonia shows a map with the last count made by VIIRS satellite sensor, which has higher resolution and revealed more than 6,000 hotspots on 26 July.[:]
InfoAmazonia map updated in real time with data from NASA reveals the concentration of heat sources in the State of Roraima, which borders Venezuela and Guyana
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.
Wildfires are raging through the Brazilian Amazon, destroying vast areas of forest on the eastern fringes of the “earth’s lungs”. Isolated indigenous suffer even more.