Camila Cabello, Lil Nas X and other celebrities speak out about Amazon rainforest fires

22 August 2019, 18:23

Nicky Idika

By Nicky Idika

Celebrities react to the devasting Brazilian Amazon rainforest fires. Many are tweeting and sharing information about how to help the Amazon rainforest while others are simply raising awareness.

Devastating fires in the Amazon rainforest have been raging for weeks, with many scientists concerned about the climate change implications of the intense fires. The vitally important rainforest is the largest in the world and home to diverse animal and plant life populations.

How much oxygen does the amazon forest produce?

The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% of the earth's oxygen, according to National Geographic.


Now, with the Amazon rainforest at risk from deforestation, many celebrities are speaking out and urging their followers to pay close attention. Famous folks like Camila Cabello, Lil Nas X and Jameela Jamil are all posting about the fires which pose a huge threat to the indigenous populations of the rainforest, as well as the plants and animals who also reside there.

Camila Cabello tweeted that the fires made her want to "cry with frustration".

Meanwhile, Kehlani highlighted the Amazon and some recent and terrifying climate change indicators.

Jameela Jamil, Ross Lynch and Lil Nas X were eager to help and spread the word.

And Swae Lee seemed upset that these hoes were burning down the Amazon rainforest.

Zoe Kravitz called out the lack of coverage of the devastating situation.

And Lizzo brought attention to the illegal deforestation of the Amazon under Brazil's Bolsonaro government.

Lizzo tweets about Amazon fires
Lizzo tweets about Amazon fires. Picture: Lizzo Instagram

Plenty of other celebrities and well known figures have spoken out as the tragic fires continue to spread. For practical ways to help, get involved with and donate to the cause now.