‘Only the rains will stop it’: Bolivia forest fires hit protected areas

by Yvette Sierra Praeli on 7 January 2022 | Translated by Sydney Sims, Mongabay: In the first 10 months of 2021, forest fires in Bolivia razed nearly 2.5 million hectares (6.2 million acres) in the department of Santa Cruz alone, exceeding the figure for the whole of 2020. In Santa Cruz, Bolivia’s biggest department, 58% of the burnedContinue reading “‘Only the rains will stop it’: Bolivia forest fires hit protected areas”