Y: Amazon Rainforest

Amazon rainforest fires rage in sobering views from space

Brazil’s Amazon Fires Highlight The Threat Of Deregulation Amid Climate Change

NASA Images Show Just How Much Carbon Monoxide Is Coming Off The Burning Amazon

Parts of the Amazon rainforest are on fire — and smoke can be spotted from space

The Amazon Cannot Be Recovered Once It’s Gone

The Amazon Is Burning at a Record Rate, And The Devastation Can Be Seen From Space

The Amazon Wildfires Aren’t Natural. Blame Humans

The Amazon rainforest, our defense against climate change, has been on fire for weeks

According to Matador Network’s Noelle Salmi, “Bolsonaro has called climate change a hoax, says efforts to curb deforestation of the Amazon — which provides over 20 percent of the world’s oxygen — are funded by foreign powers aiming to halt Brazil’s economic development, and wants to lift protections for the indigenous peoples who live in the rainforest.” Bolsonaro has big plans to cut down the rainforest so that the land can be used for mining and farming.

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OUR WORLD: Otavalo, Ecuador

Along the years and travels we’ve been enchanted by the culture, traditions, and creativity of the people of the world we visited… we’ve also noticed the dwindling of authentic, locally made souvenirs… hence the ‘souvenirs’ tag for at least one post a month… if you are an artisan or promoter of one feel free to leave us a comment to be showcased in our citineraries!


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