Amazon fires

We now know the obverse side of the “Amazon forest fire” story and the need to prioritise fossil fuel emission reduction (Editorial page, “The Amazon fires, an alarm that lacks proportion”, September 10). However, we should not forget that the Amazon forests are the lungs of the earth and their conservation is a must. There can be no quibbling about this. The politics over the cause of the fires must end. And is there anyone who is championing the cause of the natives whose only source of livelihood is the Amazon forest? The world must get together and get the Brazilian leader to see reason in saving this jewel of the earth.

Praveen B.,




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