Amazonia experiences seasonal fires in each year. More than 90% of the fires are distributed across the southern boundary of Amazon Basin where the vegetation dominated by savannas are flammable in the dry season. In recent decades, however, more fires have been reported in the Amazonian forests. The 2019 Amazon fires surged in a record high.
GCB: Climate Shift, Forest Loss and Fires —Scientists Explain How the Amazon Forest Is Trapped in a Vicious Circle | Institute of Atmospheric Physics
Jul 22, 2020 | Climate Change