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Forest fire

Kathleen Fidler

Forest fire

by Kathleen Fidler

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Published by Oliver & Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementillustrated by Laszlo Acs.
SeriesFlamingo books
The Physical Object
Pagination47p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20676486M

  The Amazon is being burned. Here’s what you need to July to November, it is fire season in the Amazon rainforest. But while fires can be a normal part of the life cycle in forests, most of the flames in the Amazon are far from natural – and year, people burn rainforest to clear the land for farming.   Forest fires do happen in the Amazon during the dry season between July and October. They can be caused by naturally occurring events, like lightning strikes, but .

  Fires raging in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have hit a record high this year, and satellite images from NASA show smoke covering the country's northern half. an .   The Amazon rainforest, which is often referred to as the Earth's lungs, covers an area of about million square kilometres — that's about three quarters of the entire area of mainland Australia.

  On Monday afternoon, the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, went dark — but it wasn't some strange cosmic event. Powerful winds carried the smoke from forest . The Amazon rainforest, alternatively, the Amazon Jungle, also known in English as Amazonia, is a moist broadleaf tropical rainforest in the Amazon biome that covers most of the Amazon basin of South America. This basin encompasses 7,, km 2 (2,, sq mi), of which 5,, km 2 (2,, sq mi) are covered by the rainforest. This region includes territory belonging to nine nates: Coordinates: 3°S 60°W / 3°S 60°W.


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