As the Amazon continues to burn, and most international media sources downplaying the tragedy caused by a lucrative, multimillion dollar business of deforestation in the Amazon to support land for livestock, revisiting Angus Forbes solution - Vote GPA for climate change - is more important than ever.
Have a look at the full interview we did with him earlier this year. Direct link can be found in our bio - tazeentv-blog/Vote-GPA. His solution is more imperative now than ever.
To give you an idea how dire the situation is, paving the way for a global environmental crisis, read these recent figures:
▪️There have been more than 90,000 fires throughout the Amazon rainforest in 2019, according to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE). ▫️The state of Amazonas had 11,412 fires in August alone, compared to 16,587 in all of 2018. ▪️Across the Amazon overall last month, there were more than 66,000 fires, according to NASA.
To read more on how deforestation in the Amazon works have a look at @buzzfeednews who have conducted on-the-ground in-depth reporting from Apui, Amazonas State, Brazil and @natgeo article by @chamiltonjames about the complexities involved in the issue at hand. His article link can be found in his bio.
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