Find the actual number of forest fires in brazil this year vs past 20 years in order to prove/disprove the numbers in the chart found on Mongabay: https://news.mongabay.com/2016/09/the-alarming-number-of-fires-in-the-brazilian-amazon/
Another report from Mongabay stated that the number of forest fires in Brazil were 208,278 fires in 2017 while 2004’s record was 270,295 fires. This article is another evidence that disprove the data from the report.
According to Climate Change News, "satellite data revealed a 27.5% increase in forest fires in 2015 compared with the previous year. The total number was 235,629, almost as high as the record of 249,291 in 2010." This article is another evidence that disprove the chart's data.