The Amazon Rainforest
▪︎ the Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20% off the world’s oxygen!
▪︎ The Amazon Rainforest is home to over 400 Indonesian tribes.
▪︎ The Amazon Rainforest is home to over 3 million species.
What is happening?
The Amazon Rainforest has been burning for over three weeks and the news has only just been publicised. As the fire rapidly becimes larger people and animals are losing their homes at a at an enormous scale.
“Why was there so much fuss when Notre dame was on fire? The Amazon has been burning for three weeks. We Need to act.” #actforamazonia
Why is this such a big deal ?
The Amazon Rainforest is the also known as the lungs of the earth. The main cause of this catastrophic fire is climate change and with the ‘lungs of the earth’ in flames what will happen next?
Climate change is the effect that us as humans have on the environment when we burn petrol and diesel,and prouduce pointless things in factories. Climate change is heating the planet at an extreme pase leading to scorching temperatures which leads to horrible incidents like this.