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8. What would happen if we eliminated the jungle of the Amazon, the lung of the world?
As the trees are cut, the Amazon will decrease the amount of water vapor that it releases into the atmosphere, as well as the rains that fall on the forest itself. So that the humidity would be reduced and the drought would increase, as it happened in Borneo, where the Homo sapiens, through the uncontrolled cut down of trees converted to one of the largest rainforests in the world, one of the most important rainy reservoirs on the planet, where just a little more than half a century ago the humidity and mud made unimaginable a forest fire, in an arid, dry and hostile place, not suitable for animals or vegetables in most of its territory, where the vegetation fires are a thing every day. Borneo is a very serious case of human unconsciousness regarding the environment, which must be the rear-view mirror of humanity, to look at what could happen to the Amazon soon if the problem is not confronted in time.
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