Amazon Forest on Fire!
Some will take time away from navel gazing to observe that there is a fire raging in the Amazon forest.
Some of us fondly remember all those years ago studying that tropical rain forest in geography classe.
The blogmaster – if he could – would like to know how many Barbadians- adults and children- understand the effect this fire is wrecking on the global ecosystem of which Barbados is a part.
Macron Calls on G7 Countries to Discuss Amazon Forest in SummitBy
French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on G7 countries to discuss what he described as an emergency in the Amazon rainforest.
In a tweet, Macron said the issue should top the list of topics on the agenda of a summit scheduled to start this weekend.Brazil’s policy toward the Amazon has been under scrutiny over the past few days as data from the country’s National Institute of Space Research show an 84% year-on-year increase in forest fires in 2019.