More fires in Sub-Saharan Africa than anywhere else on earth

Tweet Data shows five times as many fires burning in Central Africa than South America, and African governments may not be as equipped when handling them Fires are becoming more and more common in Central Africa as a result of business expansion, mining and global warming. Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo have shown large red areas on National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) satellite imagery. The fires are threatening the Congo basin which is the world’s ‘second lung’ after the Amazon. It is common for these types of…

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