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Firefighters and volunteers combat a wildfire at Jofre Velho farm, part of the Panthera Institute, a non-governmental organisation dedicated to the preservation and research of jaguars.<br />

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.