Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro last Friday ordered the deployment of military personnel to fight the blazes throughout the Amazon region.
Aug 30, 2019, 06:44 AM IST
The decision to suspend vacations for ambassadors in certain countries was taken by Minister of Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo after an emergency meeting with President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday evening, the two sources said.Aug 27, 2019, 14:30 PM IST
Deforestation in Brazil`s Amazon region fell to its lowest in 23 years in the year through July, the government said Monday, attributing the drop to its tougher stance against illegal logging.Dec 07, 2011, 10:48 AM IST
Deforestation in Brazil`s Amazon accelerated in June, with more than 300 square kilometers destroyed, a 17 percent increase over the previous month, government researchers said Tuesday.Aug 03, 2011, 08:55 AM IST
Brazil`s president said Thursday that "gringos" should pay Amazon nations to prevent deforestation, insisting rich Western nations have caused much more past environmental destruction than the loggers and farmers.Nov 27, 2009, 10:43 AM IST