The Amazon Rain Forest is Burning: And our Species is to Blame

For over a fortnight straight, the Amazon rainforest has been burning. A record number of forest fires have swept the landscape. The rain forest is often referred to as the lungs of planet earth due to the amount of carbon dioxide which is turned back into oxygen throughout it’s 670 million hectares. It is the worst state the rain forest has ever been in and it at present there is…