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Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Scientists: Fires spike in Brazil's...

Latin America

Fri, Oct 2 2020

Most of the Amazon fires consist of agricultural burning on illegally deforested areas, even though the...

Desperate race against fires in world's...

Desperate race against fires in world's...

Latin America

Tue, Sep 15 2020

There have been 62,627 fires in the Brazilian Amazon so far this year, an increase of 10% from the same...

Study: Fires poisoning air in...

Study: Fires poisoning air in...

Latin America

Thu, Aug 27 2020

The fires are mainly caused by people clearing land for farming and ranching, then illegally burning...

Brazil vice president invites DiCaprio...

Brazil vice president invites DiCaprio...

Showtime

Thu, Aug 20 2020

Last year, Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro accused DiCaprio of funding fires in the...

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls surging Amazon...

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls surging Amazon...

Latin America

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Experts say that fires are not a natural phenomenon in the rainforest, but are usually man-made in order...

Scientist: Amazon could be next virus...

Scientist: Amazon could be next virus...

Latin America

Thu, May 14 2020

'The Amazon is a huge reservoir of viruses'

13 killed as boat sinks in Brazilian...

13 killed as boat sinks in Brazilian...

Latin America

Mon, Mar 2 2020

Search operations were ongoing, using helicopters, planes and rescue divers

Tribal leaders in Brazil call for legalization...

Tribal leaders in Brazil call for legalization...

Latin America

Sun, Sep 15 2019

The demonstrators are demanding wildcat miners be allowed to mine on indigenous territory

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to foreign aid...

Brazil's Bolsonaro open to foreign aid...

Latin America

Wed, Aug 28 2019

Bolsonaro has been involved in an escalating war of words with Macron over the worst fires to hit the...

Pope calls for global commitment to...

Pope calls for global commitment to...

Europe

Sun, Aug 25 2019

Brazil is the world's largest Catholic country

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit...

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit...

World

Sun, Aug 25 2019

EU leaders piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon...

Infographic: Amazon rainforest...

Infographic: Amazon rainforest...

Latin America

Sat, Aug 24 2019

There have been more than 72,800 fires in Brazil this year, with more than half in the Amazon region...

Photographer captures images of uncontacted...

Photographer captures images of uncontacted...

World

Fri, Dec 23 2016

Brazil has about 80 such groups but their existence is increasingly threatened by illegal loggers, miners...