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The first semester had records in all months in 2002

Credit: Vinícius Mendonça/Ibama

1 Aug 22

Deforestation rises 8% in the Amazon in July

Data from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) indicates that the number of fires in the Amazon biome increased 8% in July, when compared to the same time frame from last year. A total of 5,373 fires were detected by satellite in the region. From January to July, the total was 12,906, an increase of 13% compared to the first seven months of 2021.



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