Fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest are proliferating at an alarming rate. Fires in the Amazon have risen 84% amid growing deforestation, Brazil's space research agency says. The 2019 Amazon rainforest wildfires season saw a year-to-year surge in fires occurring in the Amazon rainforest and Amazon biome within Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Peru during that year's Amazonian tropical dry season. The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) says its satellite data shows an 76% increase on the same period in 2018. Media outlets reported Brazil’s largest rainforest played host to more than 80,000 individual forest fires in 2019, resulting in an estimated 906,000 square hectares of environmental destruction. Amazon Rainforest Burning in Record Fires Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research has detected almost 73,000 fires so far this year.

More Fires Are Burning In Brazil's Cerrado Region Than in the Amazon ... National Institute for Space Research show. So far, according to Brazil’s own National Institute for Space Research, almost 3,800 square miles of Amazon’s forest cover have been set alight since Mr. Bolsonaro became president in … The new data came a day after Bolsonaro authorised the deployment of the military to fight the fires and crack down on criminal activities in the region. The official figures show more than 87,000 forest fires … At the time, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research reported it was the fastest rate of burning since record-keeping began in 2013. Massive fires burning in the Amazon rainforest caused a daytime blackout in Brazil’s largest city this week. An environmental scientist discusses possible impacts from the thousands of fires burning across the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. This week, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research announced that fires were burning in the Amazon at the highest rate since it had started measuring in 2013. According to Brazil’s space agency, INPE, the number of fires between Jan. 1 and Aug. 20 of this year is up 85 percent from the same period last year. By Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder , Staff Writer Aug. 21, 2019 Friday, January 17th 2020 - 16:11 UTC Amazon deforestation soared 85% in twelve months of 2019, Brazil's Space Research.

By Saturday, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) had counted more than 41,000 fire spots in the Brazilian Amazon so far this year, … The new data came a day after Bolsonaro authorised the deployment of the military to fight the fires and crack down on criminal activities in the region. More than half of the fires are in the Amazon, and some 1,663 new fires were ignited between Thursday and Friday, according to the National Institute for Space Research (INPE). More than half of the fires are in the Amazon, and some 1,663 new fires were ignited between Thursday and Friday, according to the National Institute for Space Research (INPE). Tag: Brazil's National Institute for Space Research. Media outlets reported Brazil’s largest rainforest played host to more than 80,000 individual forest fires in 2019, resulting in an estimated 906,000 square hectares of environmental destruction. At the time, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research reported it was the fastest rate of burning since record-keeping began in 2013. That's the gist of an announcement this week by the country's National Institute for Space Research, or INPE.

An environmental scientist discusses possible impacts from the thousands of fires burning across the Brazilian Amazon rainforest.

Multiple news outlets are reporting that Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) reported a record 72,843 fires this year, an 80 percent increase from last year.