User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
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Amazon wildfires: Brazil deploys military, G-7 leaders likely to discuss matter in France 25.8.2019 Scroll.in
There were protests outside Brazilian embassies in major cities across the world.
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Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows 25.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a...
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After Global Outcry, Brazil Sends Army To Put Out Amazon Rainforest Fires 24.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests...
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As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires 24.8.2019 DNA
Amid a global chorus of concern and condemnation, Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro pledged in an address to the nation to mobilize the army to help combat the blazes, while his administration launched a diplomatic charm offensive to try to mend bridges overseas.
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Global disputes likely to thwart unity at G7 summit in France 24.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a summit as a brewing U.S.-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President Emmanuel Macron's tough task in delivering meaningful results on trade, Iran and climate change.
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Satellite images of Amazon fires indicate that land is probably being cleared for cattle pasture 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The pictures are providing data that scientists can mine for insights on what’s happening on a basin-wide scale.
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EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires 23.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America.
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Ireland could try to block Mercosur trade deal on Amazon concerns - Varadkar 23.8.2019 Reuters: World News
As wildfires rage through the Brazilian Amazon, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Dublin will vote against a trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur unless Brazil takes action to protect the rainforest.
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Malaysia's Mahathir says linking palm oil to deforestation 'baseless' 23.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday said linking the production of palm oil to deforestation was "baseless, unfair and unjustified", and that the industry has grown responsibly.
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The Amazon Is In Flames. But Brazil's Past Can Show The Path Forward. 23.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Just over 16 years ago, on a sweltering day along the southeastern fringe of the Amazon forest, we sat down to catch our breath on a half-burnt log. Plumes of smoke on the horizon wafted to the sky,...
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As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere 23.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere.
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The sky never goes dark while the Amazon burns 23.8.2019 Reuters: World News
There are no lights in sight but the night sky glows a dusky yellow, for the Amazon is burning.
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Amazon burning: Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro blames NGOs for wildfires ravaging rainforest 22.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
There has been an estimated 83% increase in forest fires in the Amazon compared to the same time period in 2018.
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Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil 22.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze. Smoke from the widespread fires has turned day...
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Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires 22.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest 22.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding.
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Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest 21.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding.
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Without Evidence, Brazil President Claims NGOs May Be Burning The Amazon 21.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government...
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Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires 21.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy.
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Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires 21.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair...
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