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Forest fire

Forest fires occur when an uncontrolled fire severely degrades vegetation in a certain area. They may be caused intentionally, by negligence, or even by lightning and other natural causes.

A forest fire is characterized by the occurrence of an uncontrolled fire that severely degrades vegetation and sometimes wildlife. It can occur intentionally or negligently, caused by humans, or even caused by sunlight, electrical discharges, and other natural causes. 

See also:

https://www.greenpeace.org/brasil/blog/precisamos-falar-sobre-queimadas-e-incendios-florestais/

http://www.mt.gov.br/-/12486299-entenda-as-diferencas-entre-queimadas-incendios-florestais-e-focos-de-calor

https://ambientes.ambientebrasil.com.br/florestal/artigos/queimadas_incendios_florestais.html

https://lasa.ufrj.br/news/burned-area-pantanal-2020/ 

https://reporterbrasil.org.br/2020/09/fogo-no-pantanal-mato-grossense-comecou-em-fazendas-de-pecuaristas-que-fornecem-para-gigantes-do-agronegocio/

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