August 12, 2021

Why rainforest wildfires affect us all


All fire has the potential to be dangerous, life changing, important. We know that. We also know that the health of rainforest affects the entire planet, all of us. 

From bananas to blizzards to heatwaves.

Rainforest regulates our weather, affects the food we eat, air we breathe, medicine we consume and the animals that we not only love but need. Most importantly it’s home to millions of people with thousands of years of experience managing rainforest.

 

People are the solution to the climate crisis.

If communities are forced out of their home – or worse – the rainforest suffers. That’s why us and many other charities, NGO’s and activist groups are focussing energy here. The planet’s tinderbox. Undoing the damage to rainforest, by fire or otherwise, tackles the climate crisis at the root.

Join the Rainforest Firefighters.

People with no equipment, training or support are putting out rainforest fire right now. Anyway they can. We too must do our bit. This fight is ours too. Some use machetes; we can use money. 

Cash puts the most important fire in the world out.

 

 

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