Brazil is experiencing the worst drought in the last 91 years. It is in this context that the Pantanal faces a severe drought, the ideal scenario for the fire to spread and could be worse than last year — when a quarter of the biome was destroyed by fires.
The devastation generated an international image crisis for Brazil, in addition to the loss of the country’s environmental heritage.
Café da Manhã went to Pantanal to see the impact of last year’s fires in the region. Reporters Jéssica Maes and Natália Silva went to the cities of Ladário and Corumbá, in Mato Grosso do Sul, and tell the affected residents are preparing for the new fire season that is approaching. They also explain where the fires come from and report the damage to the fauna and flora of the biome.
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The Café da Manhã is published from Monday to Friday, always at the beginning of the day. The episode is presented by journalists Magê Flores and Maurício Meireles, with a screenplay by Jéssica Maes and Natália Silva. The production is by Laila Mouallem and Victor Lacombe. Sound editing is by Thomé Granemann.