62c Fuegos_Deforestacion_imagen3_v2_en (1)

June 2, 2021

Image 62c. MAAP A relationship exists between three key variables: fire, rain, and forest loss. Amazonian research has found that drought increases fuel material within forests (References 1, 2, 3). Thus, as illustrated in Image 62c, the reduction of precipitation results in an increase in combustible material that facilitates the conditions for forest fires and deforestation, which ultimately results in an increase in forest loss.