Overall Orange alert Drought for Rondonia - Mato Grosso (Brazil)-2019
in Bolivia, Brazil

Event summary

The drought has lasted for 19 months. Drought indicators suggest anomalies typical of severe to extreme events.

GDACS ID DR 1012926
Name: Rondonia - Mato Grosso (Brazil)-2019
Countries: Bolivia, Brazil
Start Date: End of Dec 2018
Duration: 596 days
Impact: Medium impact for agricultural drought in 289306 km2
More info: Global Drought Observatory

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Deforestation in the Amazon is drying up the rest of Brazil: ReportFri, 07 Aug 2020 17:33:00 +0200.

For two years, regions of Brazil that depend on precipitation fed by Amazonian vegetation have seen rainfall below historical averages, impacting crops and harvests. A recent bulletin from a federal agency points to agribusiness itself as o
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Small trees could form the basis of more drought-resistant rainforestsWed, 05 Aug 2020 13:13:00 +0200.

'Conditions in the Amazon are shifting due to climate change, and trees will have to adapt if they are to survive,' said lead author David Bartholomew at the University of Exeter. 'Our findings show that small trees are more capable of chan
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