Today, March 22nd 2022, it is World Water Day, and it is far too easy in a land so rich in fresh water to take that for granted.
“Ultimately, the source of free oxygen in the Earth System is photosynthesis, but that is the result of a chemical balance in the biosphere and hydrosphere that operates at the surface and just beneath it in sediments. “
The fires also caused massive plumes of smoke filled debris. One cloud was estimated at 963,269 square miles by NOAA/NASA’s Suomi NPP satellite.
“We are appealing to people to take great care – it is crucial that people act safely and responsibly in rural environments and follow the countryside code.”