Amazon Rainforest


Amazon Rainforest Protected Indigenous Reservations Prevent Respiratory, Cardiovascular Ailments

According to research released on Thursday, protected Indigenous reservations in the Amazon rainforest absorb thousands of tons of airborne pollutants each year, saving almost $2 billion in healthcare expenditures for treating respiratory and cardiovascular problems. The ten-year study examined the health effects of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon, which emit massive amounts of airborne […]

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