1. Skip to content
  2. Skip to main menu
  3. Skip to more DW sites

Climate change increases wildfire risk in Brazil

June 18, 2024

In the wake of heavy floods, Brazil is now facing massive wildfires in the country's Pantanal region. The world's largest tropical wetlands usually see fires in August or September, but they have recently started much earlier and happen much more frequently.

Beatrice Christofaro
Beatrice Christofaro German-Brazilian multimedia reporter focused on the environment