It is a pity to watch the fires devour the forests of amazon, wildfires all over the world require from us humans to take action against it. The difference between the recent wildfire in the Middle East and the amazon fire is explained in the following points below
|Causes (, Purposes)||Forests were burned (by humans: i.e. deforestation) to allow the land for agricultural use||Crops –which has existed as agriculture there since 8000 BCE– has been burned during an extreme hot summer |
|Effect on Nature||Huge and permanent damages on the local and global environment ||Damages on the global environment through Carbon emissions|
|Effect on the Locals|| – During Conflagration: High risk on lives and health. |
– After Conflagration: N.A.
|– During Conflagration: High risk on lives and health. |
– After Conflagration: food shortage, poverty and local destabilization
|Land-Use and Crops of the Local Agriculture|| Sugarcane|
Vegetable Straight Oil as Fuel (SVO)
|Final Productions (examples)|| Coconut oil|
Palm Oil SVO / PPO “Biofuels”
| – Bread |
– Vast majority of the traditional food and local cuisine
|Serve the Interests Of:|| Multinational Corporation (MNC) || The local people (mainly poor families) |
/ Fire-Suppression Difficulty
|Very Expensive |
/ Difficult because of topography and the use of aerial firefighting
|Affordable costs |
/ In a quick reaction: Suppression can be not difficult
What Is the Point of That Comparison?
It is not only amazon! The world is foxing a serious wildfire and conflagration problem. We at UFFA wanted to point out differences between wildfires in two different places around the world and at the same year. This may help to understand the causes and see the bigger image.
“There is no good and bad wildfire”
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