Is the Amazon still burning August 2020?
Amazon rainforest continues to burn in 2020, despite promises to save it.
A soldier puts out fires in the forest near Novo Progresso, Brazil, in September 2019..
Is the Amazon still burning December 2020?
2020 Fire Season: the Amazon is Still Burning.
How much of the Amazon has burned 2020?
Fires this year are at the second highest level since 2010. In the first seven months of 2020, more than 13,000sq km (5,019sq miles) of the Brazilian Amazon was burned, according to analysis of satellite data provided by Dr Michelle Kalamandeen, a tropical ecologist on the Amazon rainforest.
How much of the Amazon rainforest has been destroyed 2020?
Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil has surged to its highest level since 2008, the country’s space agency (Inpe) reports. A total of 11,088 sq km (4,281 sq miles) of rainforest were destroyed from August 2019 to July 2020. This is a 9.5% increase from the previous year.
How much of the Amazon is left?
Loss ratesPeriodEstimated remaining forest cover in the Brazilian Amazon (km2)Percent of 1970 cover remaining20173,315,84980.9%20183,308,31380.7%20193,298,55180.5%20203,290,12580.3%32 more rows