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Sep 24, 2019
'Fallacy to say Amazon is heritage of humankind, lung of the world': Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro tells UN at Climate Action SummitBrazil's president Jair Bolsonaro, who has come under attack for wildfires that are raging in the Amazon, told the United Nations Tuesday that the rainforest is his country's sovereign territory
Sep 23, 2019
Amazon fires that sparked international outcry remain engulfed in flames as global leaders meet in New York for UN Climate Action SummitThe fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet in New York, the planet's largest rainforest remains engulfed in flames
Sep 12, 2019
Brazil fires regional environmental head after he made public comments on illegal mining in areas affected by forest firesA regional head of Brazil’s environmental authority was fired after he made public comments saying he would no longer burn machinery, some of it seized from illegal miners, in an area heavily affected by forest fires
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 27, 2019
'Emmanuel Macron must take care of his home and colonies': Brazil after rejecting aid from G7 countries to fight Amazon forest blazeTensions have risen between France and Brazil after Macron tweeted that the fires burning in the Amazon basin amounted to an international crisis and should be discussed as a top priority at the G7 summit.
Aug 24, 2019
Amazon forest fires: Amid global anger at Brazil, President Jair Bolsonaro sends army to combat blaze as EU threatens scrapping trade dealUS President Donald Trump – whose sceptical views on climate change Bolsonaro shares – called the Brazilian president to offer help, if needed, in dealing with the wildfires.
Aug 23, 2019
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro admits to farmers setting Amazon forest ablaze illegally, tells foreign powers not to meddle in issueBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere
Aug 22, 2019
Anushka Sharma, Arjun Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Disha Patani share concerns over Amazon rainforest fireBollywood celebs, including Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, and Akshay Kumar, have shared their thoughts on the Amazon rainforest wildfire.
Aug 22, 2019
#PrayforAmazonia trends on Twitter as netizens, environmentalists blame Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro for Amazon forest blazeAfter assuming office on 1 January, Bolsonaro made number of promises, including to restore the country's economy by finding other uses for the Amazon forest. During his campaign, he had vowed to not set aside a single "centimetre" more land for Indigenous reserves if elected to power.