Amanpour and Company

Ernesto Araújo on the Amazon Rainforest Fires

Clip: 09/04/2019 | 3m | Video has closed captioning.

The Amazon rainforest continues to burn, a consequence of unfettered land clearing by farmers, loggers, and developers. It is the largest rainforest on Earth and a major carbon sinkhole, making it the so-called “lungs of the world.” Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araújo joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the magnitude of the situation.

Aired: 09/04/19

Rating: NR

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