Brazil's government announced on Thursday it planned to ban setting fires in the Amazon for 120 days, in a meeting with global investors to address their rising concerns over destruction of the rainforest. Ciara Lee reports
Amazon said on Tuesday it terminated two employees, who criticized the working conditions at the e-commerce giant's warehouses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, for "repeatedly violating internal policies". Francis Maguire reports.
Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Accuses
Leonardo DiCaprio of Funding Amazon Fires.
In a recent address to reporters on
Nov. 29, Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro
accused Leonardo DiCaprio of contributing
to the fires in the Amazon..
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro claimed, without evidence, that actor Leonardo DiCaprio is financing the fires that are ravaging the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro took aim at the environmentally active actor amid other jabs at advocacy organizations..