The 'Lungs of Earth' i.e the Amazonian Rainforest has been burning for over three weeks now. The fire was spotted from the space but we on Earth are still turning a blind eye towards it.

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But how does it matter? We're sitting oceans away from the forest fire, it doesn't affect us right? 


That's where we're wrong and these shocking facts about how the rainforest is our foe will open your eyes. 

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Fun Fact:  Historically, Amazon rainforests were ‘fire-resistant’ due to the moist and humid environment but they’re going through a series of hot spells, thanks to climate change.