From the frontlines: Fighting Bolivia’s forest fires

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Azero’s team had been summoned from the Bolivian capital La Paz, joining other firefighters from around the country and Peru. They got to work trying to extinguish some of the fires, as well as clearing scrub and digging trenches to stop the fires from spreading further. “It’s really hard, physical work,” says Azero, who was one of only four women in her team of 70.

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