Tag: amazon fires

As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns

by Pascale TROUILLAUD The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders meet...

Brazil FM says ‘climatism’ a bid to restrict sovereignty

Brazil's foreign minister charged Wednesday that international efforts to fight climate change amounted to a plot to destroy national sovereignty as his country faces...

Bolivia wildfires torch two million hectares since August: official

Wildfires in Bolivia have torched two million hectares (4.9 million acres) of forest and grassland since August, including some environmentally protected areas, officials said...

Peru, Colombia propose emergency Amazon summit as fires blaze

Peru and Colombia proposed on Tuesday an emergency Amazon summit for countries in the region in order to coordinate a strategy to protect the vast...
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