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Fires and Deforestation in Pará, Brazil

August 22nd, 2012 Category: Fires

Brazil – August 20th, 2012

Smoke from fires in Brazil hovers over the Amazon Rainforest in the upper part of this image. The largest fire, near the image center, is located in the state of Pará. Most of the tan lines in herringbone patterns across the green landscape are signs of deforestation.

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