Leila Salazar-López

Leila Salazar-López is the executive director of Amazon Watch.

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Aerial view of a large burned area in the city of Candeiras do Jamari in the state of Rondônia. (Photo: Victor Moriyama/Greenpeace.) Views
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
We Are Facing a Global Emergency in the Amazon. Here's What We Can Do
Called "the lungs of the Earth", the Amazon rainforest and its lush trees make roughly 20% of the oxygen on Earth. Yet, right now, the skies of Sao Paolo, Brazil are black and the smoke can be seen from space. Flames are ravaging the Amazon Basin . Though climate change has catalyzed many...
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