Climate crisis: More fires burning across central Africa than Amazon as global deforestation rates approach record high | The Independent

While focus has slowly grown on the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforestin Brazil, it has emerged an even greater number of fires are currently burning in central Africa.

Data from Nasa’s Fire Information for Resource Management System, showed at least 6,902 fires in Angola and 3,395 burning in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The same data put Brazil’s fires at 2,127.

via Climate crisis: More fires burning across central Africa than Amazon as global deforestation rates approach record high | The Independent