Nearly half of the rainforest is at a tipping point and has become ‘very sensitive to global change’ leading to rapid loss of its ability to adapt, say researchers.
Abdel Rehim Saeid, 35, applies the ancient Pharaonic technique, known as the "fiery towel."
A new study looked at the volume of CO2 absorbed and stored as the forest grows, versus the amounts released back into the atmosphere as it gets degraded.
Researchers found that the total forest loss between 2002 and 2019 was larger than the size of France, with more than half of the destruction happening in the Amazon region.
According to local media, the duo, Gabe Jessop and his bride Ambyr Bambyr, are professional in performing daring acts.
City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Service spokesman Jermaine Carelse said no injuries have been reported. Security guards first reported the fire at around 6:00am, he said, and 35 firefighters were on the scene.
The police have taken up the investigation as the villagers suspect that the bank was torched with an intention to destroy documents.
"This is a very close-knit community,” said Touray, who lived in the building herself for many years and has kept close contact with family and friends in the United States despite moving to the UAE. "We've lost a lot of close family friends."
The company announced via Twitter, that a fire broke out “during maintenance operations for the gas liquefaction unit No. 32 at the Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery.”