RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fires affect 6,180 hectares of the Chapada dos Guimarães National Park (MT), according to an estimate released yesterday, September 14th, by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio).
The estimate was made based on hotspots. The park remains closed for visitation for an indefinite period.
The fires, which began to be recorded on July 15th, additionally affect 45,000 hectares in the vicinity of the National Park. According . . .