YES Amazon is on Fire!
The Amazon Fire News hasn’t caught up media attention, the way it should. World Politics, Geo-Political Tension and Trade War has all the limelight, but not the news on Amazon Fire in 2019.
While some channels and newsprint did cover it, check out the news from the source for latest updates on Amazon Fire.
The Amazon is on fire – how bad is it? – BBC News
Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil – the most intense blazes for almost a decade. The northern states of Roraima, Acre, Rondônia and Amazonas as well as Mato Grosso do Sul have been particularly badly affected. However, images purported to be of the fires – including some shared under the hashtag #PrayforAmazonas – have been shown to be decades old or not even in Brazil. So what’s actually happening and how bad are the fires?…continue reading
Amazon fire: The sky never goes dark while the rainforest burns – India Today
The fire is just one of thousands currently decimating the Amazon, the world’s largest rainforest and a bulwark against climate change. There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning. The smell is of barbecue, of wood charcoal up in flames. During the day the Sun, usually so fierce in these parts, is obscured by thick gray smoke. For the last seven days Reuters has repeatedly driven a 30-kilometer (18.6 miles) stretch from Humaita towards Labrea along the Trans-Amazonian highway, watching a fire eat its way through the jungle….continue reading
Amazon rainforest fires: Macron calls for G7 talks to focus on ‘international crisis’ – The Gaurdian
France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, has said the fires in the Amazon are an “international crisis” and called for them to be top of the agenda at the G7 summit, prompting a furious response from Brazil’s leader. “Our house is burning. Literally,” Macron tweeted, adding that the Amazon produced 20% of the world’s oxygen…continue reading