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Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

Brazilian President, who denounced on Thursday an “environmental psychosis”, was strongly questioned by the UN and France on wildfires in the Amazon, while his neighbors were worried about a possible spread.

At the same time as this crisis was becoming international, it also launched a new charge against NGOs, suspected of being responsible for fire starts.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Twitter he was deeply concerned about the Wildfires in the Amazon, world’s largest rainforest.

The UN secretary-general claims that the Amazon is protected

French President Emmanuel Macron also expressed his concern on Twitter as well.

Its chief diplomat Jean-Yves Le Drian had previously said in a statement that France is concerned about unprecedented magnitude Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest for several weeks that led to serious consequences for the local people.

National protected area service said on twitter that more than 200 rangers are monitoring the Amazon forest fire in Bolivia and Brazil for prevention.

75,336 forest fires were recorded in the country from January to 21 August, 84% more than in the same period last year

Neighboring Bolivia and Paraguay also faced forest fires that caused irreversible damage to wildlife, but distinct from those in Amazonia.

While the situation in the world’s largest tropical forest was very difficult to assess, the National Institute for Space Research (INPE) reported nearly 2,500 new fire starts in just 48 hours in whole of Brazil.

According to the INPE, 75,336 forest fires were recorded in the country from January to 21 August, 84% more than in the same period last year. According to an NGO collective, 54% of these Wildfires in the Amazon.

Brazilian press began to report health problems, including respiratory, in some cities, fires affecting ” the lungs of the planet” was trending in Brazil on Thursday at the twitter.

Read also: After Germany, Norway stops aid to Brazil on Amazon deforestation

Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

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