This year, if fires continues at the same pace as last years, when fire records were set, it may be even worse.

During the first fifteen days of August there were about a thousand daily fires in the region, a higher figure than last year, when the problem first got out of control.

 63/5000 Indigenous village of the 'Yanomamis'. Source: Survival International.

Survival International denounces that thousands of furtive search engines are invading indigenous lands by spreading malaria and contaminating mercury rivers.