“At first I thought I was fighting to save rubber trees, then I thought I was fighting to save the Amazon rainforest. Now I realize I am fighting for humanity.”
― Chico Mendes
The year 2019 was the year of fire. The news cycle was full of images of the huge fires that laid a path of destruction in Australia, the Amazon, California, and other places around the world. Yet, in the following years this had largely disappeared from the mainstream media coverage.
While from 2020 to early 2022 we were facing a global pandemic, the old problems hadn’t disappeared…