The Friends of Nature Foundation said that over the past 11 years, Bolivia has lost 24.5 million hectares of forests due to fires and burns, which would be causing the rise in temperatures and lack of rainfall.
The departmental government of Pando performed projects for environmental protection, focusing on integrated management of forest, fires control and monitoring, and wildlife conservation.
Deforestation is concentrated near to population centers, reveals a study.
Country leads list of indigenous territories with more fires in 10 years. Data were raised by organizations of South American countries.
New phase of development is accelerated in the region. Meeting in Belém, NGOs and companies warn about environmental impacts, but claim that governments do not listen.