Amazon rainforest on fire
1 month ago by kyle | 4 facts | 0 comments | 3 votes

  • A satellite image from August 11, 2019, shows plumes of smoke above Brazilian states. - www.cbsnews.com
  • Almost 73,000 fires have been detected by Brazil's space research center INPE - www.cbsnews.com
  • The state of Amazonas declared a national emergency earlier this month due to the fires. - www.cbsnews.com
  • NASA said the satellite observations revealed the "total fire activity in the Amazon basin" was slightly below average, compared to the past 15 years. - earthobservatory.nasa.gov

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