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The Lungs of the Earth are on Fire

The Lungs of the Earth are on Fire

What’s Happening in the Amazon Rainforest? The earth’s lungs are on fire; the Amazon rainforest is burning at a devastating rate. The Brazilian Amazon has undergone more than 74,000 fires this year, whereas last year’s total was around 40,000. Around 10,000 of the 2019 fires have started in the past couple of weeks. Some of these fires were started by farmers and loggers seeking to use Amazonian land for industrial or agricultural purposes. However, once the blazes start, hot temperatures…

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SKOLSTREJK FOR KLIMATET

SKOLSTREJK FOR KLIMATET

Skolstrejk for Klimatet is Greta Thunberg’s campaign to achieve awareness about climate change an overview of what she has achieved so far. SKOLSTREJK FOR KLIMATET (school strike for climate), this slogan has had an incredible ripple effect for not only students but also governments worldwide. The person responsible for all this? A 16 year old girl named Greta Thunberg, born in Stockholm – Sweden. While learning about climate change at school at the age of 11, Greta, became overwhelmed with…

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