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A massive wildfire is currently ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. According to experts, the fire is not only one of the worst on record for the region, but it could also cause a ripple effect with climate change for years to come.

The Amazon produces about 20 percent of the oxygen in Earth’s atmosphere. The rainforest is also home to some three million species of plants and animals, along with one million indigenous people.

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