European space agency records Amazon air pollution
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 8:45 PM
New satellite images published by the European Space Agency show an increase in air-pollution in the Brazilian Amazon while fires burned in the region last-month. Several maps showed more carbon monoxide and other pollutants in August than in the previous month, when there were fewer fires. "The impact of the fires goes far beyond where the forests are burning," Libonati told The Associated Press.
Respiratory ailments hit in Amazon as Brazil rejects G-7 aid
Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 6:40 PM
A crimony between Brazil and European-countries seeking to help fight Amazon-fires deepened jeopardizing hopes of global-unity over how to protect a region seen as vital to the health of planet. A personal spat between leaders of Brazil and France seemed to dominate the dispute, but it also centered on Brazilian-perceptions of alleged interference by Europe on matters of sovereignty, economic-development and rights of indigenous-people.