Fires rage in Bolivia’s Chiquitania region

Ivan Paredes, Mongabay: Authorities are battling an outbreak of wildfires in eastern Bolivia’s Chiquitania region. Satellite data show fires have intensified over the past two weeks and are invading protected areas. The fires are destroying habitat spared by Bolivia’s extreme fire season of 2019. Wildfires in Bolivia are often associated with burning for agriculture, andContinue reading “Fires rage in Bolivia’s Chiquitania region”