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Amazon fires latest: How long will it take for the rainforest to be wiped out completely? | World | News

Brazil’s space research centre Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE) published data showing 72,843 fires in the Amazon this year alone. The statistics show an 83 percent increase over the same period of 2018 and is the highest since records began in 2013, sparking a global outcry over the state of the world’s largest rainforest. The fires are predominantly manmade,...