Amazon fires create respiratory issues for people of Brazil l ABC News

Amazon fires create respiratory issues for people of Brazil l ABC News
Amazon fires create respiratory issues for people of Brazil l ABC News
We turn to another Global crisis: the Amazon rainforest still Ablaze with fires raging and now another concern. Those fires from the lungs of the earth, as it’s called, is causing problems in the lungs of the Brazilian people. Respiratory from lingering smoke from over 80,000 fires this year. So Matt Gutman is on the ground in Campo Grande Brazil, with more mat along the Bolivian Brazilian border, but still it’s going to take a lot more rain. You can see how dry it is around us here, and the rainy season is still a couple of months away. That’S the only thing on firefighters, East hands of thousands of fires burning in Brazil. Right now is the bickering between President bolsonaro of Brazil and European leaders have bolsonaro lashing out at Europe after pledged 22 million dollars to help in the firefight saying that he didn’t like the way French president Emmanuel macron of colonialism. By the way the money was offered and his people say well, maybe that money would be better served reforesting part of Europe that has been going back and forth as climate scientists here in Brazil are really concerned that the continuance of these is going to put parts Of Brazil, the permanently change into Savannah, because the dry season will last longer it will be hotter and drier. Consequently, it’ll literally change the weather pattern in parts of Brazil. That is a massive concern. Elsa people are now starting to worry about is this is the? Are there breathing? We were in this area called kurumba right along the Bolivian Brazilian border. We saw these Mastiff hard to tell if it was one massive fire or hundreds of fires sending of plumes of smoke, thousands and thousands of feet in the air and scientists that we were flying over this area with estimated that we were alone. Looking about a million burned Acres right along the Bolivian Brazilian border, Brazil, clinics and hospitals are reporting double or more than double the amount of respiratory problems for children because of all of this smoke, and that is something there. Bill is also going to have to contend with. We’Ve been out here for a number of days. Also I’ll Brazil has said it’s deploy, 44,000 troops. We haven’t seen a single one. The vast majority of firefighters who are out here trying to protect Village, you’re, really essential places or places they can get to those are all volunteers. Most of the time, just working with mats will look like floor mats on the end of long poles and you spray or those like bug, sprayers to try to dampen the fire pretty much the sum total of firefighting capacity, but we’ve seen on the ground in 4 Days, Kimberly images, ABC News, YouTube channel, you like to get more video show, highlights and watch live event coverage click on the right over here to subscribe to our Channel and don’t forget to download the ABC News app for breaking news alerts. Thanks for watching
As fires in the Amazon continue to blaze through Brazil, the smoke is affecting the respiratory health of the people living there. READ MORE: https://abcn.ws/2KZkPKC

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