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Huffington Post World NewsAug 23, 2019
Brazil's Bolsonaro Defiant As Global Worry Over Amazon Fires Escalates
The threat to what some call "the lungs of the planet" has ignited a bitter dispute about who is to blame.

Finland urges EU to consider banning Brazilian beef over Amazon fires (Reuters World News)
Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires (CNBC World News)

NewsweekAug 23, 2019
Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Pacific Aircrew Union Head Fired for Facebook Posts, Outcry Over 'Blatant Act of Suppression'
China's aviation regulator has been pressuring Cathay Pacific to fire staff who express support for, or have been involved in, the recent anti-Beijing protests.

Reuters World NewsAug 23, 2019
UK PM deeply concerned about Amazon rainforest fires
Britain is deeply concerned about fires in the Amazon rainforest and Prime Minister Boris Johnson will use the G7 summit to call for a renewed focus on protecting nature, his office said on Friday.

BBC Front PageAug 23, 2019
Amazon fires: Merkel and Macron urge G7 to debate 'emergency'
The French and German leaders want the issue debated at the G7 summit, but Brazil's leader is angry.

CBC Top StoriesAug 23, 2019
Amazon rainforest fires are a 'very serious threat' but misinformation is going viral
The wildfires burning in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have prompted a public outcry on social media. But interest in the crisis has also led to the spread of misinformation and raised questions about whether the situation is as bad as it may seem. CBC News explains.

CBC Top StoriesAug 23, 2019
3 people missing after Poland lightning storm that killed 5, injured over 150
Three people were still missing Friday in southern Poland after a thunderstorm with multiple lightning strikes hit the Tatra Mountains, killing five people and injuring over 150.

Reuters World NewsAug 23, 2019
Ireland could try to block Mercosur trade deal on Amazon concerns: Varadkar
As wildfires rage through the Brazilian Amazon, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Dublin will vote against a trade deal between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur unless Brazil takes action to protect the rainforest.

Washington Post World NewsAug 23, 2019
Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash (Int'l Herald Tribune)

MSNBC Int'l NewsAug 22, 2019
Worldwide pleas to save the Amazon as fires decimate rainforest
A NASA scientist tells NBC's Anne Thompson that nearly all the fires its satellites see in Brazil were started by people trying to make room for crops and cattle. A conservationist who was at a fire on the Brazil-Peru border said the blazes have been devastating for wildlife in the forest.
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