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# amazon-fires - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires
# JAIR BOLSONARA
# JAIR BOLSONARA

Brazil’s president claims Leonardo DiCaprio paid for Amazon fires

Nov 30th 2019, 8:16 AM 43,035 Views 25 Comments

The criticism follows a police raid at the headquarters of two nonprofit groups this week.

# amazon-fires - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Thousands of firefighters battle California wildfires as more people forced from their homes
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Thousands of firefighters battle California wildfires as more people forced from their homes

Oct 29th 2019, 8:37 AM 7,284 Views 6 Comments

Around 180,000 people are currently under a mandatory evacuation order.

# amazon-fires - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon
# Amazon Fires
# Amazon Fires

Seven South American countries sign pact to protect the Amazon

Sep 7th 2019, 1:04 PM 74,579 Views 16 Comments

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro did not travel to Leticia, citing doctors’ orders.

# amazon-fires - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Saoirse McHugh: How Ireland can help in fighting the Amazon rainforest fires
# Amazon Fires
# Amazon Fires

Saoirse McHugh: How Ireland can help in fighting the Amazon rainforest fires

Sep 1st 2019, 8:30 PM 16,033 Views 45 Comments

Giving money to Brazil may not be the solution, but there are ways to make a difference.

# amazon-fires - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'
# Blazes
# Blazes

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to €18 million G7 offer if Macron 'withdraws insults'

Updated Aug 27th 2019, 10:16 PM 48,247 Views 75 Comments

Macron and Bolsonaro have been engaged in a diplomatic spat in recent days.

# amazon-fires - Monday 26 August, 2019

G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest
# Fires
# Fires

G7 commits $20 million to Amazon as new fires flare up in world's largest rainforest

Aug 26th 2019, 10:45 PM 8,681 Views 32 Comments

Aircraft have poured thousands of litres of water on the rainforest.

# amazon-fires - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows
# Blazes
# Blazes

Over 1,500 new fires ignited in Amazon rainforest, official data shows

Aug 25th 2019, 9:33 AM 34,332 Views 37 Comments

43,000 troops are have been made available to combat the fires.

# amazon-fires - Saturday 24 August, 2019

EU's Tusk warns 'trade wars will lead to recession' as world leaders meet in France for G7 summit
# Crunch Talks
# Crunch Talks

EU's Tusk warns 'trade wars will lead to recession' as world leaders meet in France for G7 summit

Updated Aug 24th 2019, 11:55 AM 14,681 Views 18 Comments

13,000 members of the French security forces have been deployed to Biarritz ahead of the summit.

Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation
# Blazes
# Blazes

Brazilian president deploys army to fight Amazon fires and prevent illegal deforestation

Updated Aug 24th 2019, 7:41 AM 21,808 Views 26 Comments

Global condemnation on Bolsonaro’s perceived inaction to date on the fires is growing.

# amazon-fires - Friday 23 August, 2019

'Ireland has beef with Bolsonaro' - Extinction Rebellion protest enters lobby at Dublin's Brazilian Embassy
# Amazon Fires
# Amazon Fires

'Ireland has beef with Bolsonaro' - Extinction Rebellion protest enters lobby at Dublin's Brazilian Embassy

Aug 23rd 2019, 2:35 PM 24,434 Views 54 Comments

A demonstration is ongoing this afternoon.