The Amazon is burning…time to look at our own

The Amazon is burning You would have to live in a cave not to know that. The fires are hitting the rainforest edges eating away at the moment at lands that had already been converted from their natural state into farm tracts waiting for a plow or development. Still, some of the fires are reducing the size of the rainforest at the rate of the size of a football field a minute. What is really disturbing, and has focused the world’s attention, is there is nothing natural about the fires. They weren’t set by a flash of lighting or a cycle of nature but instead were intentionally set to get rid of brush and felled trees to make way for farm lands and beef grazing.The moves reflecting Brazil’s announcement it…

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