Brazil’s president has deployed more than 43,000 army troops to battle blazing wildfires in the Amazon after an international outcry. Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research has said that one-and-a-half soccer fields of Amazon rainforest are being destroyed every minute of every day.
As well, Colorado-based Global SuperTanker sent it’s huge Boeing firefighting plane to Bolivia. Celebs have also rallied, particularly Leonardo DiCaprio’s whose new environmental organization Earth Alliance $5 million to help preserve the rainforest. If you want to help, here’s the link to Earth Alliance.