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By Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said he has accepted four planes from Chile to help fight Amazon fires.
By Emma Murphy, Independent Television News
The Amazon's raging fires are leaving some Brazilian children unable to breathe. Heavy levels of smoke in the air are harmful to anyone but especially dangerous for babies and those with underlying respiratory issues like asthma. Despite the health risks,…
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz
In the Amazon rainforest, historic levels of deforestation and fire have prompted global outcry. But what’s driving the devastation? Amna Nawaz and producer Mike Fritz traveled to Brazil to better understand both the physical and political dynamics at play. The…
By Luis Andres Henao, Christopher Torchia, Associated Press
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accused the French president of questioning Brazil's sovereignty amid tensions over fires sweeping the Amazon region.
President Trump is headed back to the U.S. Monday night after a G-7 summit marked by confusion and contradictions. Although Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron displayed affection throughout the weekend, they diverged on major policy questions, including the Iran…
By Vicky Stein
Here’s a look at some of the numbers that define the fires burning in the Amazon.
By Associated Press
Macron said the U.S. supported the initiative, although he acknowledged that President Donald Trump had skipped Monday's working session on the environment.
By Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Associated Press
Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.
By William Brangham
Large sections of the Amazon rainforest are engulfed in flames, their smoke turning Sao Paolo’s midday skyline to total darkness. Brazilian forest fires are common at this time of year but have spiked since 2018. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who…
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro did not say when the armed forces would get involved but suggested that action could be imminent.
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