Amazon rainforest fires
Aug. 29, 2019
Fires in the Amazon rain forest are burning at a record rate. Some fires during this time of year, the dry season, are normal, but many are thought to have been set on purpose. We talk to David Manuel-Navarrete, senior sustainability scientist in the Arizona State University Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and an associate professor in the School of Sustainability, about the environmental impacts of the fires.