Brazilian illusionists Henry Vargas and Klauss Duraes performed a stunt on Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, drawing the attention of hundreds of people
Conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon have taken the lives of more than 300 people says new HRW report.
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The leaders of seven South American countries have met in the Amazon town of Leticia in Colombia to sign an agreement to better protect what is the world’s largest tropical forest.
For President Donald Trump, maintaining his personal friendship with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — another right-wing leader with authoritarian tendencies — is seemingly more important than leading the charge against the disaster unfolding in Brazil.
So far this year nearly 94,000 fires have been observed across Brazil with the majority recorded in the Amazon.
Fires continue to consume the normally lush Amazon, killing animals and leading to respiratory illnesses according to the leader of an indigenous group in Rondonia state.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said he will stop using "French" pens from the brand Bic in light of criticism from President Emmanuel Macron concerning the Amazon wildfires.
The cash will be used to primarily to pay for more firefighting planes. But experts told us that was not addressing the root cause of the problem.
The forest is home to 1,500 species of birds, 500 species of mammals and 550 of reptiles.
We spoke to an expert to find out whether we should be more concerned about the ecological impact in Africa than South America.
Peru and Colombia want Amazonian countries to meet on September 6 and find a solution to the fires ravaging the forest.
Bolsonaro said Macron must apologise "before we talk or accept anything from France " but a spokesman later said Brazil would accept foreign aid.
How do you stop the Amazon wildfires?
Brazil's President, his son and his agriculture minister attacked the French leader on social media over the weekend after Macron put the Amazon on the official G7 agenda.
Thousands took to the streets in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday to demand that more be done to battle the wildfires in Brazil that have swept through parts of the Amazon region.
Tree trunk ashes are all that remain in this barren portion of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil's state of Rondonia.
As wildfires continue to rage through the Amazon Pope Francis has called on people to pray for the "lungs of our planet"
Bolsonaro mobilizes Brazilian army to combat Amazon fires
Protesters from climate activist group Extinction Rebellion gathered at the Brazilian embassy in London on Friday (August 23) to call on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to protect the Amazon rainforest.
Pressure mounts on EU leaders to act against the deforestation in Brasil. One Hungarian MEP called on the European Parliament to block EU-Mercosur agreement unless Brasil gives guarantees to stop deforestation.
We went down to the Extinction Rebellion protest in central London to speak to protestors outside the Brazilian embassy.
A NASA scientist has contradicted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his defiance concerning fires raging in the Amazon rainforest using satellite images to back up his position.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called on members of the Group of Seven (G7) to discuss the raging wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil.
Celebrities react to the grave news that the Amazon is ablaze in Brazil and we talk to three NGOs tackling the crisis.
Stretched above the teeming megalopolis of Sao Paulo, slackliners are defying gravity via a Highline connected across the city's abandoned buildings.