Amazon Rainforest

The eight countries which share the rainforest have agreed to meet and hash out a solution today.
The protest has been organised to draw attention to the impact of Covid-19 on indigenous people in Brazil.
Indigenous tribes are appealing to the U.N. to help stop deforestation and raids on tribal lands, which have both increased under President Jair Bolsonaro.
A year into his presidency, Jair Bolsonaro is facing accusations of genocide against his country’s Indigenous minorities. The violence began before he even took office.
Hundreds of global corporations have promised to help limit deforestation. None of them is meeting that goal.
A few charred trees are all that remain in this patch of the Amazon after it was ravaged by fires, a sombre scene which has angered the international community as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified an unfolding environmental crisis.
The Brazilian leader said the French president must retract some of his comments, "and then we can speak".
The news was confirmed by the French president on Monday.
The move comes after widespread criticism of president Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the crisis.