Lewis Hamilton, singer Jess Glynne and other celebrities have joined with conservation charity WWF for a short film calling for the protection of the Amazon rainforest.
itled Time’s Running Out, the video sees Formula One world champion Hamilton, 35, warn that “our home is burning” as he holds a lit match aloft.
He is joined by Radio 1 DJ Cel Spellman, Sex Education star Asa Butterfield, actress and poet Jade Anouka, activist and athlete Manal Rostom and Glynne.
Made by Bafta-nominated director Michael J Ferns, the video draws attention to the impact of wildfires on both the rainforest’s wildlife and indigenous people.
Fire outbreaks in the Amazon for the first two weeks of September were up 86% on the same period last year, according to the Brazilian government’s National Institute for Space Research.
Hamilton, who donated more than £260,000 to support fire and animal rescue services working in the Australian …