Bolivia lost 27% of its Amazon forest between 2000 and 2018

Bolivia lost 27$ of its Amazon forest cover to fires from 2000 to 2018, said a study from the Amazon Geo-Referenced Socio-Environmental Information Network (RAISG). The report covers the whole Amazon region that is shared by Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana and the territory of French Guiana. RAISG said that between 2000 and 2018 the Amazon region lost 8% or 513,016 square kilometres of its rainforest to fires.

Source: Phys.org