Home / Tag Archives: Amazon Fire

Tag Archives: Amazon Fire

Amazon fires: Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid

The Brazilian government has said it will reject an offer of aid from G7 countries to help tackle fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron – who hosted a G7 summit that ended on Monday – said $22m (£18m) would be released. Brazilian officials gave no reason for …

Read More »

Global pressure over Amazon fires escalates, Bolsonaro defiant

International concern over fires in the Amazon mounted on Thursday, with the UN and French President Emmanuel Macron calling for action as Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research reported nearly 2,500 new fires in the past 48 hours. Amid global concern about raging fires in the Amazon, Brazil’s government complained …

Read More »