The fire at Amazon rain forest has left the world shocked. According to Brazil's space research centre INPE, around 72,843 fires have been detected between January and August this year. This is a matter of concern for the world as Amazon rain forest is considered as the lungs of this planet and this destruction will have an adverse effect on our environment. Several civilians including our Bollywood celebrities have shared their concern regarding the same on social media. Dia Mirza, Arjun Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Disha Patani and others are raising their voice to bring more attention to this burning issue.
Dia Mirza expressed her views on the climate change. She wrote," Deniers of #ClimateChange we are being gutted by the fires caused by your denial! The Amazon forest, the lungs of our planet has been on fire for the last 16 days and more than 72000 fires have occurred already this year. When will world media give this more attention? "
India's Most Wanted star Arjun Kapoor also shared his concern regarding the effect of this fire at the Amazon rain forest. Arjun Kapoor posted a story which said, "It's scary how bad the fire at the Amazon Rainforest is!! I can't even begin to imagine the impact this will have on the world environment. It is truly saddening. #PrayforAmazons"
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Anushka Sharma gave her views on the matter, she wrote, "The Amazon rainforest has been burning for weeks and we are only just finding out about this!! This is such a scary news! Amazon forests are the lungs of this already suffering planet and they are on fire now! I wish this got more importance from world media!! #saveamazon"
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Baaghi 2 star Disha Patani shared American actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio's post on Instagram. The Revenant actor's post read, "Terrifying to think that the Amazon is the largest rain forest on the planet, creating 20% of the earth’s oxygen, basically the lungs of the world, has been on fire and burning for the last 16 days running, with literally NO media coverage whatsoever! Why?"
South star Hansika Motwani also highlighted the issue in her tweet. She wrote, "My heart is breaking. The lungs of our planet are burning causing decimation, inconceivable destruction and horrific despair for indigenous people. #AmazonRainforest #PrayForTheAmazon"
Even Ayushmann Khurrana expressed his concern regarding the same and has sent his prayers for Amazonia. He tweeted, "The Lungs of our planet Earth have been burning for weeks! #PrayforAmazonia"
This destruction is massive and people have started praying to save the environment. Celebrities have started spreading awareness regarding the situation of Amazon rain forest and we too hope for the lungs of our planet Earth to be saved from further destruction.
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