On Monday’s Four Corners, “Saving the Amazon” is reported by Sophie McNeill.
On the frontlines of the fight to preserve the world’s largest tropical rainforest.
“The Amazon holds the largest biodiversity on the planet. The Amazon is the home of hundreds of thousands of plant and animal species.” Nobel prize winner
The Amazon is one of the most precious natural habitats in the world and plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. So when alarming pictures emerged last year of the Amazon on fire, the world was shocked.
These fires were so big they could be seen from space, leaving many to ask how could this have happened? Why wasn’t the forest being protected?
On Monday Four Corners takes you on an epic journey through the Brazilian Amazon to investigate.
8:30pm Monday on ABC.
The Amazon plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. And yet, in the last year, forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon soared by 85 per cent. Four Corners investigates.
Posted by Four Corners on Thursday, March 19, 2020