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Friday, August 23, 2019
Views of Destruction: Satellite Images Reveal Devastating Amazon Fires in Almost Real-Time
High-resolution images from satellite company Planet are revealing glimpses of some of the fires currently devastating the Amazon rainforest. While many of the images currently being shared on social media and by news outlets are from past fires — some from as long as 15 years ago — satellites can...