This is a video of a Canary islands blue chaffinch.
Wild fires threaten biodiversity hotspot on Canary Islands
Wed, Aug 15, 2012
Wildfires in themselves are natural disasters.
However, like other natural disasters, they become much worse by human economic, social and political causes. In Texas and elsewhere in the USA, cuts in the fire services by conservative politicians have made wildfires worse. Austerity policies in Greece have the same effect. And I would not be surprised at all if the Rajoy government’s austerity in Spain has contributed to the fire disasters in the Canary islands and elsewhere. As Mr Rajoy prefers spending money on his “bankster” friends, on the royal family, and…
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