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NASA's Aura satellite measures pollution 'butterfly' from fires in central Africa

Fires raging in central Africa are generating a high amount of pollution that is showing up in data from NASA's Aura Satellite, with the ominous shape of a dark red butterfly in the skies over sout

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Mon, 18/07/2011 - 11:54
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Central Africa Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE)

The Congo Basin forest is the second largest contiguous moist tropical forest in the world and plays a key role in securing the livelihoods of Central African citizens.