DYK? California takes in 50% of the crude oil extracted from the Amazon rainforest each year. This oil is then used in products that we may use each day. More than 6,000 products start as oil. Kids' toys, dishwashing liquid, DVDs, glasses, and tires are just a few examples.
This issue is impacting the way of life for the Indigenous people living in the Amazon. The export of oil is damaging the rainforest's most pristine ecosystems. It's also releasing a huge amount of greenhouse gases.
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