Why is the Amazonian wildfire a global tragedy?

Rainforests play an important role in keeping Earth’s climate stabilized as they absorb carbon dioxide and emit the oxygen that is necessary for our survival.
by Reem Khamis

26 August 2019 | 13:36

Source: by Annahar

  • by Reem Khamis
  • Source: Annahar
  • Last update: 26 August 2019 | 13:36

Fire in the Amazon rainforest, near Abuna in Brazil’s Rondonia state. (AFP Photo)

Rainforests are forests that receive more than 200 cm (80 inches) of rainfall per year. They are important natural habitats as, according to National Geographic, they only cover around 5% of the land...
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