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August 30, 2019
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#PrayForTheAmazon

The fight against the fire in Rio Branco, Amazonian State of Acre, on August 17 (Picture: EPA)

Story by Renée Smith
Email: parishcomms.camsel@abpos.org
Twitter: @rsmith_cntt

There’s been universal concern about Amazon fires for years as the majority of them are a result of deforestation caused by humans, but an outbreak of unceasing infernos on August 15 sent the world into outrage.

It seemed as though individuals and particularly those who sought to destroy the region were far from understanding the importance of the so called ‘lung of the planet’. According to scientific measurements, the Amazon produces 20 per cent of the world’s oxygen.

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