Latin singers Ricky Martin, Camila Cabello and J. Balvin expressed concern about the fires in the Amazon jungle that have been devastating the so-called lung of the Earth for three weeks and urged the authorities to do more to combat them and the media to Give them more diffusion.
Photograph by Ricky Martin Taken from: instagram.com/ricky_martin
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Leer en español: Ricky Martin, J Balvin y otros cantantes latinos piden acciones urgentes para el Amazonas
Puerto Rican Martin Ricky Martin compared the fire on April 15 in the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris to what is happening in Brazil and questioned why world leaders are not joining forces to put it down.
"When the Notre Dame Cathedral was burning in flames, the world's media covered every moment and some billionaires rushed to restore it. At this time the Amazon rainforest is burning," Martin said on his Instagram account.
"The lung of our planet has been on fire for three weeks. There is no media coverage or billionaires. 'THIS IS A REAL GLOBAL ISSUE. Where are de real leaders OF THE WORLD joining forces for The Amazon ", he added.
Meanwhile, Cuban singer Camila Cabello posted a photo of the burning Amazon on Instagram with the credit of actor Leonardo Di Caprio, committed to defending the environment, and commented on the "terrible" thing about the fire.
this is heartbreaking and terrifying This makes me want to cry with frustration. what are we DOING? We’re literally destroying our miracle of a home I’m so sorry, earth #AmazonRainforest #Repost @leonardodicaprio with @get_repost ・・・ #Regram #RG @IamNickRose: 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?
"This makes me want to cry in frustration. What are we doing? We are literally destroying our home miracle. I'm so sorry for planet Earth," said Hair.
Meanwhile, Colombian reggeaton singer J Balvin shared on his Instagram account a publication of the model Toya Montoya in which she says "yes this is happening, yes it is scary" and gives a list of organizations with experience in Amazon conservation for those who want to collaborate in fire mitigation".
#Repost @toyamontoya with @get_repost ・・・ SI ESTO ESTÁ PASANDO ! SI ES ATERRADOR - A todos los interesados, abrumados que quieren enterarse cómo ayudar que se puede hacer que mitigue, que regenere, acá va una lista de gente muy seria con mucha experiencia en la conservación Amazónica- contactarlos, apoyarlos informarnos. Que no se quede esto en un post, en un instastory o en un Estas son las ong en Colombia: WWF, The Nature Conservancy, Conservación Internacional, Fundacion Tropenbos, Amazon Conservation Team, Gaia Amazonas, Fundacion Puerto Rastrojo, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Fundacion para la Conservacion y el Desarrollo Sostenible, Fundacion Natura, Etnollano en el Area del cooredor AAA: Instituto Socioambiental (Brasil), Instituto de Pesquisa e Formação Indígena (Brasil), Fundacion Gaia (COLOMBIA), ECOCIENCIA (Ecuador), Naturaleza y Cultura (Ecuador), Wataniba (Venezuela), Instituto del Bien Comun (Peru), Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental (Peru), Guyana Society for Biodiversity and Ecosystems (Guyana) @gaiaamazonas @margomezsoto @carocarohv @habitat.sur @quiasma #repost @organizmo_design_build
Forest fires have reached a record 72,843 this year in Brazil, according to the Brazilian space research center INPE, at a time when there are active hot spots in various parts of the Amazon rainforest and concerns about the environmental policy of right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro .