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Spreading like Wildfire

Tropical Forest Fires in Latin America and the Caribbean - Prevention, Assessment and Early Warning

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: April 2004
  • Page count: 100
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 04.III.D.7

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This document provides an overview of the forest fire situation in Latin America and the Caribbean and the impact that they have had on the region and its population over the past few years. It examines the causes, effects and implications of fires and links them to fire management tools available to policy makers.