The Amazon Rainforest has been ravaged by multiple forest fires in the past several days, threatening the rich biodiversity.The fires engulfed across a range of states in Brazil’s section of the Amazonian rainforest. The fires have impacted populated areas in the north, such as the states of Rondônia and Acre.
Amazon Rainforest, home to a bewildering array of wildlife, animals including macaws, toucans, tyrant flycatchers, capybaras, tapirs, sloths, squirrel monkeys, red howler monkeys, jaguars, caimans, anacondas, tarantulas, leaf-cutter ants, scarlet ibis, and black skimmers.
According to Brazil’s National Institute of Space Research, the number of fires detected by satellite in the Amazon region this month is the highest since 2010.
This series is an illustrated representation of the scenario which is alarming enough to traumatize the diverse ecosystem of the Brazilian rainforest.