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Amazon Forest Fires: How Bad Is It? | Bite-Size News with Sam Jo | The Straits Times

Amazon Forest Fires: How Bad Is It? | Bite-Size News with Sam Jo | The Straits Times

Thousands of fires are ravaging the world’s largest tropical rainforest at a record rate, and people are worried about its environmental impact. Meanwhile, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has told other countries not to meddle and accused NGOs of burning down the forest.

ST correspondent Yeo Sam Jo tells us why the Amazon is so important to planet Earth, and what its destruction means for climate change.

Read more on the Amazon forest fires here: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/frances-macron-calls-amazon-fires-an-international-emergency-suggests-talks-at-g-7

https://www.straitstimes.com/world/americas/igniting-global-outrage-brazils-bolsonaro-baselessly-blames-ngos-for-amazon-fires

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