Amazon rainforest burning at record rate

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  • Published: 22 August 2019
  • Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change.
    The fires are burning at the highest rate since the country's space research center, the National Institute for Space Research (known by the abbreviation INPE), began tracking them in 2013, the center said.
    There have been 72,843 fires in Brazil this year, with more than half in the Amazon region, INPE said. That's more than an 80% increase compared with the same period last year.
    The Amazon is often referred to as the planet's lungs, producing 20% of the oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere.
    It is considered vital in slowing global warming, and it is home to uncountable species of fauna and flora. Roughly half the size of the United States, it is the largest rainforest on the planet.

    #CNN #News

Comments • 12 402

  • Sketch Y
    Sketch Y  3 hours back

    We are dead and I have never had a gf. I’m 16 and sad. Well I’m forever a virgin

    • KILLER- X
      KILLER- X  19 hours back

      this not what mj say

      • Lucy Hijazeen
        Lucy Hijazeen  19 hours back

        This is a conspiracy to achieve another industrial project .they will never try to revive the forest.

        • C A L L M E B O B ; channel

          "why we dont need goverment and politics"

          • djcheckmate1
            djcheckmate1  1 days back

            Some people are disgusting rats. Money hungry monsters, we call ourselves intelligent but do you see any other species destroying the planet. We are a disgrace and people need to wake the fuck up and take action against these big companies.

            • ItzMeMilly :3
              ItzMeMilly :3  1 days back

              The Amazon is actually being burnt down to make homes for people.
              But what they don't know, is that nature is losing It's home.
              What I'm trying to say is, We are making homes for people, but cutting down homes for animals and nature.
              Now, most of you don't know, trees can actually communicate.
              Yes, it's true. They protect each other, No they don't walk.
              And, we need to plant more oxygen..Trees give us oxygen. We could all die
              if we didn't have trees. So please stop this pollution. I'm begging you to do
              something about it. Like if you agree.
              And no, I'm not fishing for likes. I am being honest.

              • Sunny Wakefield
                Sunny Wakefield  1 days back

                LOVE FROM MOTHER !!!

                • Злой
                  Злой  2 days back

                  ротшильд спасибо тебе за план все епо плану

                  • Brazil Corporation
                    Brazil Corporation  2 days back

                    Bolsonaro keeps destroying Amazon. Now he has allowed oil production in Amazon. This month, the smoke from the fires has reached the south of Brazil. You can watch our report here: /watch?v=T9NAYkYLcqE

                    • Luna
                      Luna  2 days back

                      cant wait until nature decides to kill us slowly...

                      • Amir Dybala
                        Amir Dybala  2 days back

                        Ad-Dhukan is coming , the end is near

                        • Kurdistan Auto Keys
                          Kurdistan Auto Keys  2 days back

                          what is happening
                          Only Big company just need to make big money over there.

                          • JOEMARIE DETNG
                            JOEMARIE DETNG  2 days back

                            This president of brazil should be stop and its member. They are killing us all open a business in the rain forest this is bullshit.

                            • Aric Chok
                              Aric Chok  3 days back

                              Carbon dioxide is just ashes of dead trees blowing away

                              • Antonio De Guzman
                                Antonio De Guzman  3 days back

                                Imagine a person from 3020 going to a museum just to find a tree.

                                • djcheckmate1
                                  djcheckmate1  1 days back

                                  Humanity will be long gone by then.

                              • Daoming Si
                                Daoming Si  3 days back

                                It’s literally so dumb how they are doing this to make more land.

                                • Daoming Si
                                  Daoming Si  3 days back

                                  You governments are dumb. Why aren’t you stopping it? It’s also your fault if we die.

                                  • Daoming Si
                                    Daoming Si  3 days back

                                    Are these people fucking dumb? Do they want us to die? Out of all of the places why the Amazon? The Amazon is such a great environment for animals to reproduce and to live. And you just have to ruined it. I hope karma gets back at you hard assholes.🤗

                                    • Daoming Si
                                      Daoming Si  3 days back

                                      These people who burned it is honestly so dumb. Don’t they realized that thousands of animal habitats are in there? They’re literally just doing this for more land. How idiotic. The Amazon gives off 20% of our oxygen. They should be sued. It’ll you guys fault if thousands of animal will start to become extinct. Shame on you.

                                      • Leiba
                                        Leiba  3 days back

                                        Is the amazon still burning???

                                        • Mohammed Sheikh
                                          Mohammed Sheikh  3 days back

                                          The person who started this fire is the leader i hate him 😡

                                          • SUGA KOOKIES
                                            SUGA KOOKIES  4 days back

                                            This is suicide! Pls stop rn
                                            #ARMYhelptheplanet

                                            • LucAndrei 12
                                              LucAndrei 12  4 days back

                                              All most 1 month felling the choke

                                              • T0X1C
                                                T0X1C  4 days back

                                                I have a theory that the goverment wanted to burn the forest without us knowing and build buildings and they dont want to tell us and make them look innocent so they set it on fire without us knowing and after the fire is cooled down they will start to build building and make excuses like "since the fire burned all the trees in the amazon rainforest we will start to build buildings" just a theory

                                                • ღ i Jana i ღ
                                                  ღ i Jana i ღ  4 days back

                                                  If the Amazon is burned,
                                                  We are nothing...

                                                  • ok250682
                                                    ok250682  5 days back

                                                    How I wish someone can do some extra work like cutting the trees n plants in between an area so that when the trees burn, it won't spread to another area continuously.

                                                    • Travel Vlog
                                                      Travel Vlog  5 days back

                                                      ONCE UPON A TIME
                                                      That's why Earth reject Mankind because they like to Destroy Nature and spill own blood by killings each others

                                                      • Travel Vlog
                                                        Travel Vlog  5 days back

                                                        Easy way to search any lost Valley Treasure hunt

                                                        • Crystalzzz
                                                          Crystalzzz  5 days back

                                                          20% of our oxygen is burning.....

                                                          • Rasheed Kelly
                                                            Rasheed Kelly  5 days back

                                                            I wonder how miss universe Brazil Mayra dias feels about this

                                                            • Cookie ninja20017
                                                              Cookie ninja20017  5 days back

                                                              Me: *watches the amazon rainforest is burning*
                                                              My mind: Aight, the world is now going to end faster
                                                              My noose: How's my branch doing??

                                                            • Hebeenwatchingu
                                                              Hebeenwatchingu  6 days back

                                                              Has it stopped???

                                                              • StarMidnight
                                                                StarMidnight  6 days back

                                                                Is it still burning?

                                                                • H o n e y b e a r
                                                                  H o n e y b e a r  6 days back

                                                                  Cmon guys save the earth save the amazon or we will die with it!!!

                                                                  • Xquizivert
                                                                    Xquizivert  6 days back

                                                                    It is not burning at a record rate, most of the fires are burning on deforested land, while the amazon produces 20 percent of the oxegen none of it leaves the Amazon the effects are normal this happens every year, and the president is right its gonna be fine. While some of the actual forrest that is burning, its normal! This does not affect all of us! Even if a little bit of the Forrest burns down, good! It makes better soil and you know what will happen? More plants will grow. Please stop worrying about the Amazon it is dry season.

                                                                    • Papi Rowdy
                                                                      Papi Rowdy  7 days back

                                                                      the time will come that trees will be sold in auctions

                                                                      • laa la
                                                                        laa la  7 days back

                                                                        Well it doesn't really matter since there's no chance we will survive but once we die i hope the new species doesn't repeat our same mistakes

                                                                        • patoto patits
                                                                          patoto patits  7 days back

                                                                          i think some Leaders of BraziL are paid for this in human acts. i think the better solution is to Eliminate some Leaders.to make a way Amazon Rain forest to Recover.

                                                                          • kizili
                                                                            kizili  7 days back

                                                                            entire universe is full of any kind of minerals, materials.. they even suspect an entire planet of diamond.. but there are no trees except these on the earth :(

                                                                            • Ibrahim Bin Kasim
                                                                              Ibrahim Bin Kasim  7 days back

                                                                              I suspect Billy Joel started the fire. Ask him, i think he'll confess

                                                                              • Robert H
                                                                                Robert H  7 days back

                                                                                Every tree here is going to come down whether anyone likes it or not. We're going to farm it, mine it and log it all within 10 years. Mind your own country's business.

                                                                                • Genie's Movie Corner
                                                                                  Genie's Movie Corner  7 days back

                                                                                  Sao Paulo night sky in middle of day cause of Smoke

                                                                                  • mandude03 VIdeos
                                                                                    mandude03 VIdeos  1 weeks back

                                                                                    ARSEN

                                                                                    • Troye Sivan
                                                                                      Troye Sivan  1 weeks back

                                                                                      We need to bring awareness to this and come up with a solution.

                                                                                      • Surgery on a grape
                                                                                        Surgery on a grape  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Wtf are people thinking with like wtf

                                                                                        • Nome boy
                                                                                          Nome boy  1 weeks back

                                                                                          BLAME THE AMERICAN CONSUMER farmers want money so they sell more vegetables fruits

                                                                                          • TheHottestOoferBoi
                                                                                            TheHottestOoferBoi  1 weeks back

                                                                                            you stupid fools turn off fire spread

                                                                                            • Mamun Ahmed
                                                                                              Mamun Ahmed  1 weeks back

                                                                                              Sed