BELFAST — A Belfast Candlelight Vigil for the Amazon will take place Thursday September 5, at 6:30 pm at Post Office Square, in Belfast.
The Amazon rain forest is on fire and its fate is critical to the planet, according to Engage Waldo, in a news release.
“Your own burning candles will illuminate our sorrow and our resolve to resist attacks on Amazonia and also our solidarity with the Indigenous people who are the best and rightful defenders of their land,” said Engage, in the release.
Bring a candle. Children are especially encouraged to attend as their futures are most at stake, said the group.
This event is part of a global day of action for the Amazon being spearheaded by Amazon Watch and other organizations. It is being hosted locally by Engage Waldo.