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Fires and Smoky Haze Over Brazil – September 22nd, 2012

19.2S 53.5W

September 22nd, 2012 Category: Fires, Image of the day

Brazil – September 5th, 2012

Many fires in Brazil, north and west of the ParanĂ¡ River, release plumes of smoke that contribue to a general haze in the region. As this haze spreads across South America, it serves as a reminder that the forests in this region are increasingly under pressure from ongoing human deforestation.

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