The Amazon Is Burning And We'll Be Damned Not To Mention Why.
Yes, Trump is inadvertently burning the Amazon. Did you know that fires are burning in the Amazon rainforest at one of the fastest paces in years? According to the National Institute for Space Research, which according to The New York Times, monitors fires using satellite images, reported yesterday that it had detected nearly 40,000 fires this year in the world's largest rain forest, a 77 percent increase from the same period in 2018. Farmers who were clearing their land ignited the flames. Deforestation is a practice undertaken by farmers to increase the land they can farm on. Brazil's far-right President,