Importance of Natural Resources

Area of Amazon rainforest as large as 4 mil. soccer fields destroyed by fire in August

the area of Amazon rainforest that was
destroyed by fire in just the month of August is as large as four million
soccer fields that’s according to Brazil’s a National
Institute for Space Research on Tuesday almost 30 thousand square kilometers of
rainforest burned down last month that’s five times more than in the same month
the year before and it’s also the largest amount burned in a month in the
past nine years Brazilian President Jerry Boehner said on Monday that he
will discuss the Amazon fires at the next UN General Assembly later this
month often referred to as the lungs of the planet the Amazon rainforest
produces a fifth of the oxygen on earth

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