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  • Amazon continues to burn as global leaders meet

    The 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.

  • 7 Amazon countries sign forest pact

    Seven Amazonian countries sign a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest via disaster response coordination and satellite monitoring, amid recent fires that torched thousands of square miles of the jungle.

  • Bolsonaro weakens environment agency as fires ravage Amazon

    As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil’s Amazon jungle, the nation’s far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest,

  • G7 pledges millions to help fight Amazon fires

    The G7 has agreed to spend 20 million euros ($22 million) on the Amazon, mainly to send fire-fighting aircraft to tackle the huge blazes engulfing many parts of the world's biggest rainforest, the presidents of France and Chile announce.

  • Amazon Forest fire

    Amazon fires a global crisis

    Paris, the United Nations and EU called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil’s right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a “colonialist mentality” over the issue.

  • Ireland could try to block trade deal on Amazon concerns: Varadkar

    As wildfires rage through the Brazilian Amazon, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Dublin will vote against a trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur unless Brazil takes action to protect the rainforest.

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