It is a most vital and perhaps the most urgent singular Indigenous voice Davi Kopenawa brings to the outside world in his book “The Falling Sky” published in 2010: it is the conscience of the rainforest itself unlike anything we have witnessed this century.
Mother Earth is going to shake us real hard. We are all breathing this air, which is a part of nature; every living thing on this Earth has to breathe in this air. We have no business destroying any other life.
It was only in 1975 that the grizzly was put on the Endangered Species list, which certain political persuasions and special interests would like to undo, all for the sake of mining, oil, ranching and trophy hunters.
The fires should serve as a warning for the rest of us. Its leaders languish with coal in their soul for being in denial of climate realities and the greatest Earth changes Australia has experienced since humans first walked onto the continent.