Investigation States That One Pantanal Fire in Mato Grosso Was Intentional

According to the Integrated Multiagency Operational Coordination Center (CIMAN-MT), in the Pantanal's Barão de Melgaço region, the fire was caused with the purpose of burning the deforested vegetation "to create a cattle grazing area".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Mato Grosso government has released the investigation reports on five areas of the Pantanal region, in the south of the state, where forest fires are still raging. In a note, the government states that there is damage caused by intentional human action . . .

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