Amazon forest fire burns the lungs of the planet
Amazon fire has shrunk the rain forest twice the area of Tokyo. It is the largest deforestation ever happened in single month. Life on earth is at a critical situation.
Humans were polluting Earth's atmosphere during the last 157 years by burning fossil fuel, charcoal and natural gases.
Everyday it adds more carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. Sooner the percentage of carbon dioxide will be higher where it's supposed to be to keep the balance of the ecosystem.
It has already directly affected global warming.
Plants in the largest rainforests produce oxygen by absorbing carbon dioxide in the process of photosynthesis.
Amazon is not only the largest tropical rainforest in the world. It represents over half of the planet's remaining rainforest.
Amazon khabis most Amazon is in South America includes territory belonging to 9 Nations.
It contained within Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, suriname and French Guiana.
Amazon produces 20% off the world oxygen. That's why it is called the "lungs of the planet". It also provides a home to 390 billion plants of 16000 species.
According to the records this rainforest has been in existence for at least 55 million years. It has a direct relationship to every species living on the earth.
In 2019 scientist recorded more than 74000 forest fires in Brazil so far. It is 83% of increase comparing with 2018.
Typically the Amazon dry season runs from July to October. The wet climate of the Amazon reduce risk of fire in the past years.
The raging fire widespread Amazon Forest since August 15 and still continues releasing smoke over 1.2 million square miles wide.
Some website has reported that this is the largest deforestation in the Amazon in a single month. It has shrunk by 519 square miles it's more than twice the area of Tokyo.
It is an unavoidable risk to our future by letting rainforests into destruction.We are at a critical situation. Our lives depend on rainforests. We cannot imagine life without them on earth.