Fires affect 47% of protected areas in Santa Cruz

According to the report of the Government of Santa Cruz, there are 16 fires in the whole department, in the Copaibo Municipal Reserve it is 30 days in a national emergency because the region suffers from a 64% of high and very extreme risk. Forty-seven per cent of the protected natural areas suffer from fires, 42% correspond to land for agro-silvopastoral use, 9% are land for extensive agricultural use, and 1% are land for restricted, intensive farming and forestry use.

Source: El Deber