The government of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul has declared a state of emergency for one hundred and eighty days in fourteen municipalities/administrative districts because of the fires in the Pantanal, the world largest wetland.
The decree was published on Friday (22nd) in the Official Gazette of the "Estado de Mato Grosso do Sul". According to the document, the state in the Cener West region is experiencing one of the greatest droughts in recent years.
The text mentions that the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) monitoring platform registered 2,165 hot spots from June to . . .