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Latest News on Amazon Fires
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Sep 12, 2019
Fires more numerous in Brazil’s Cerrado than Amazon, shows govt data; experts say flames advancing due to high temperaturesFires are now more numerous in Brazil's Cerrado region, a vast tropical savanna, than in the Amazon rainforest, data published on Wednesday by the National Institute for Space Research show
Sep 10, 2019
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet warns climate change is a global threat to human rights, says 'Amazon fires are burning up our future'UN human right chief Michelle Bachelet said that climate change is a rapidly growing and a global threat to human rights and said that incidents like fires raging in the Amazon are 'burning up our future'.
Sep 06, 2019
'Truly ugly': Brazilian minister echoes Jair Bolsonaro's attack on French first lady Brigitte Macron's looksA Brazilian government minister said French first lady Brigitte Macron was "truly ugly" on Thursday, only days after the country's president appeared to endorse an attack on her appearance
Sep 04, 2019
Rare Bolivian rock art dating from 1,500 BC destroyed in the Amazon wildfiresThe fires are also endangering the Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos, built in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Sep 04, 2019
Burned plants can recover, even if part of the Amazon's diverse local flora is extinguishedFire and stressful events cause changes to plants which aren’t permanently fixed within their genetic code
Sep 01, 2019
Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he will stop using French Bic pens after spat with Emmanuel Macron over Amazon firesJair Bolsonaro has previously cited Bic pens, which are cheap and commonly used in Brazil, as a sign of austerity after the expenses of his predecessors
Aug 30, 2019
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo to head to Washington to thank Donald Trump for support during Amazon crisisBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro's son is set to travel to Washington on Friday to thank Donald Trump for his support during the crisis surrounding the fires in the Amazon rainforest.
Aug 29, 2019
NASA calls Africa fire continent, is home to 70 percent of all the world's firesThere are around 6,000 fires in Angola, more than 3,000 in Congo and just over 2,000 fires in Brazil.
Aug 29, 2019
Leaders of Amazon countries to meet on 6 September to decide rainforests' future, says Brazilian president Jair BolsonaroBrazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said that Latin America's Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by weeks of devastating fires.
Aug 28, 2019
Amazon Fires at a 'tipping point' for health of the rainforest: Forestry group ChiefHalf the 82,000+ fires still burning in Brazil are in the Amazon basin, even as military, troops help battle them.