More than 20% of the world’s oxygen is produced by the Amazon rainforest. Amazon rainforest is disappearing at a rate of 1.5 acres every second, meaning the Amazon will be completely destroyed within 40 years if deforestation continues at the current rate.
map of major fires currently raging in the #AmazonRainforest (by NASA MODIS)
A disgraceful accusation by Bolsonaro. The Government of Brazil has a responsibility to protect the #AmazonRainforest. If it continues to be destroyed, humanity will pay the price.