Anche il Brasile brucia

Uccelli, alligatori, giaguari e altri animali sono in fuga dal fuoco che sta devastando vaste zone del Pantanal brasiliano (stato del Mato Grosso). È una delle più grandi zone umide tropicali del mondo. Il numero di incendi nella prima metà del 2020 è più che raddoppiato rispetto allo stesso periodo dello scorso anno, secondo i dati diffusi da un istituto statale. Diversi parchi nazionali sono nei guai, col sole oscurato dal fumo denso. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Birds fly past as a fire consumes an area next to the Transpantaneira road at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The number of fires in Brazil’s Pantanal, the world’s biggest tropical wetlands, has more than doubled in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year, according to data released by a state institute.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A jaguar crouches on an area recently scorched by wildfires at the Encontro das Aguas park in the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. Firefighters, troops and volunteers have been scrambling to find and rescue jaguars and other animals before they are overtaken by the flames, which have been exacerbated by the worst drought in 47 years, strong winds and temperatures exceeding 40 degrees centigrade (104 fahrenheit). (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A boat travels at the Encontro das Aguas park as fire consumes an area at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Wildfire has infiltrated the state park, an eco-tourism destination known for its population of jaguars. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A volunteer tries to douse a fire on the Transpantaneira road in the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The number of fires in Brazil’s Pantanal, the world’s biggest tropical wetlands, has more than doubled in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year, according to data released by a state institute.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
An alligator remains idling at the Encontro das Aguas park at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Wildfire has infiltrated the part as the number of fires at the world's biggest tropical wetlands has more than doubled in the first half of 2020, according to data released by a state institute. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Fire consumes an area next to the Transpantaneira road at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The number of fires in Brazil’s Pantanal, the world’s biggest tropical wetlands, has more than doubled in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year, according to data released by a state institute.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
An otter eats a fish at the Encontro das Aguas park at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Wildfire has infiltrated the part as the number of fires at the world's biggest tropical wetlands has more than doubled in the first half of 2020, according to data released by a state institute. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Men fish in the Cuiaba river amid smoke from fires at the Encontro das Aguas park at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020. A vast swath of the world's largest tropical wetlands is burning in Brazil, sweeping across several national parks and obscuring the sun behind dense smoke. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A volunteer tries to douse the fire on the Transpantaneira road in the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The number of fires in Brazil’s Pantanal, the world’s biggest tropical wetlands, has more than doubled in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year, according to data released by a state institute.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
The remains of a dead alligator lay on the ground after a wildfire burned through the area next to the Transpantaneira road in the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. A vast swath of the vital wetlands is burning in Brazil, sweeping across several national parks and obscuring the sun behind dense smoke. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Birds fly past as a fire consumes an area next to the Transpantaneira road at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. The number of fires in Brazil’s Pantanal, the world’s biggest tropical wetlands, has more than doubled in the first half of 2020 compared to the same period last year, according to data released by a state institute.  (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Alligators and an egret stand on the banks of the Bento Gomes river next to the Transpantaneira road at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. A vast swath of the vital wetlands is burning in Brazil, sweeping across several national parks and obscuring the sun behind dense smoke. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
A firefighter rides a motorcycle past a burning area next to the Transpantaneira road at the Pantanal wetlands near Pocone, Mato Grosso state, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. A vast swath of the vital wetlands is burning in Brazil, sweeping across several national parks and obscuring the sun behind dense smoke. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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