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Amazon fire: Raging blazes raise fears of a repeat of 2019

Experts warn this year’s dry season, which is just getting started, could see even more fires than last year.

Fires are once again raging in the Amazon region and experts say the damage could be even worse than last year’s devastation.

That is despite government pledges to avoid a repeat of the 2019 tragedy.

Al Jazeera’s Monica Yanakiew reports from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.