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‘Animals are crying’ activists demand Bolivia to regulate fires

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Surroundings activists protested on Wednesday to demand measures to sort out fires raging in Bolivia. The forest fires, set to clear land for farming, are destroying nature, killing animals and inflicting dangerous air air pollution. The protestors chanted, ‘Don’t contact the forest’ and ‘Biocide authorities, incapable authorities.’


“Sadly, Bolivia retains burning. We’re demanding to declare a nationwide emergency. Communities and animals are crying, and we’re dropping biodiversity,” Yasmin Gonzales, who was a part of the protest in entrance of the Protection Ministry in La Paz, mentioned.

Agricultural burning
Setting fires to clear forest land for farming is a typical follow. In accordance with the Surroundings Ministry, round two million hectares of forest have been burned this yr in Bolivia. The skies over the capital La Paz, and the second metropolis of El Alt have been blackened by smoke Wednesday.

The Air High quality Index in La Paz was 194 on Wednesday, a degree thought-about very poor and harmful for human well being.

“The ambiance air pollution index is rising. In the meanwhile, we’ve 194. It rose in the course of the morning as we have been at 172, 188 and 196. Due to the local weather circumstances (drought), there may be smoke, which is attributable to the agricultural burning on the north of La Paz, and it’s arriving on the metropolis,” Marc Antonio Martinez, chief of prevention and atmosphere management at La Paz authorities, mentioned.

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