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Firefighters try to protect a house belonging to riverbank dwellers which has been surrounded by wildfires on the banks of the Cuiaba River in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso. <br />
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Since the beginning of 2020, the Pantanal has been facing the largest destruction by burning in its history. From January to September, fires burned 3,977,000 hectares of the Pantanal, which corresponds to 26.5% of the entire biome, killing a vast amount of the region's wildlife.