Suzano alerts to threat of more fires in the Amazon

The drought has ravaged crops in Brazil, which is the world's largest exporter of a variety of products, such as sugar and soy, just as Brazil is entering the dry season.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian cellulose and paper products giant Suzano is warning that the current drought in Brazil may result in more forest fires in the Amazon this year.

The drought in the central region has ravaged crops in Brazil, which is the largest exporter of a variety of products, such as sugar and soy, just as Brazil is entering the dry season.

This could result in more fires in the rainforests, essential to absorb greenhouse gases and keep the planet's temperature under control. Last month, the total number of fires in the Amazon reached its highest level . . .

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