According to scientists, the impact on the environment can be dire. According to Inpe, the Brazilian Space Research Center, all previous records have been printed. This year, the Amazon recorded 12.5 fire incidents. That’s 5% more than this time last year! The intensity of the flame and smoke of fire, which is also visible from space. NASA’s satellites released new 5,7 fossil images on Amazon. The smoke generated by this fire has skyrocketed in the city of Sao Paulo, 25 km from the forest, with black smoke, and there is darkness in the morning!
Amazon forests make up 20 percent of the Earth’s atmosphere. As a result, these fires will have a huge impact on the environment. Most of the fires are natural, but this time, people are responsible for some of the fires. Many times local villagers set fire to the forest to create a land or farm for cultivation. The excavation work was carried out by clearing the jungle in the Amazon forests for various minerals. Recent figures say, the size of a football field is cut down every minute here!
Why Amazon rainforest is so important to life on World?
- We said Amazon is a planet’s lungs
- Amazon produces 20 percent of the oxygen in the Earth’s atmosphere.
- It’s huge production of oxygen.
- The Amazon is the largest rainforest on the planet.