Environment

South America ravaged by unprecedented drought and fires

In this picture taken on August 29, 2019 firefighters try to control a fire near Charagua, Bolivia, in the border with Paraguay, south of the Amazon basin. Exacerbated by a historic drought larges swathes of forest and wetlands in central South America known for their exceptional biodiversity have been ravaged by devastating fires. AFP / AIZAR RALDES

 

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