Freshwater and oxygen created in places like the Amazon are, the lungs of the world, for ALL life on this planet, and without it life would not be possible to sustain; BUT the oil industry is destroying the Amazon at a rapid rate for short term economic gain, threatening the existence of the plants, animals, and people in the rain forest. Humanity’s survival depends on not burning two-thirds of our global oil reserves, so we must act now by limiting fossil fuel extraction. The highly biodiverse Amazon basin is a keystone area in combating climate change because it regulates our [More]