The Paw Print

The Amazon Rainforests and Social Media

From Wikimedia commons, the smoke from wildfires burning in the Amazon basin on August 20, 2019, taken by the Suomi NPP using the VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite)

Brandon Ngo and Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Fires in the Amazon Rainforests are a yearly occurrence where fires are most likely to happen in the “dry season,” from July to October. However, this year has had the most forest fires in the Amazon Rainforest since 2010. This is a massive increase in the annual number of fires. On the 19th ...

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