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A Brazilian farmer walks through a portion of the Amazon that's been slashed and burned, June 2016.

The Amazon fires aren’t a natural disaster. ‘Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,’ one researcher sa...

Farmers illegally set fires to clear land in the Amazon. Experts say President Jair Bolsonaro's rhetoric and policies have increased that activity.
President Donald Trump never agreed at the G7 summit to a $20 million package to help Brazil fight the Amazon fires, a spokesman said.

The Trump administration never agreed to G7 financial aid for the Amazon fires, spokesman says

A US official on Wednesday said the financial-aid package failed to include consultations with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
A composite image showing some of the Amazon burning in Brazil on August 21, 2019, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in March.

Brazil’s president said he would accept $20 million from the G7 to tackle the Amazon fires, but only if Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling h...

French President Macron called Jair Bolsonaro rude after he appeared to endorse a Facebook post mocking the age gap between Macron and his wife.
An aerial view of a tract of the Amazon jungle burning as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers on August 23, 2019.

Brazil has angrily attacked offers to help it put out the huge fires in the Amazon — here’s why it is pushing back against global outrage

Brazil's leaders are pushing back on world leaders' outcry about the Amazon, telling the rest of the world to stay out of the issue entirely.
An aerial view of a tract of the Amazon jungle burning as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers on August 23, 2019.

Brazil rejected a $20 million donation from the G7 to fight the Amazon fires, calling the gesture ‘colonialist and imperialist’

The rejection came as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro feuded with French President Emmanuel Macron over the correct response to the crisis.
An aerial view of a tract of Amazon jungle burning as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers near the city of Novo Progresso,

24 photos show the Amazon rainforest before and after the devastating wildfires

These photos showing before and after the devastating Amazon rainforest fires puts into perspective how bad they really are.
This map shows every fire that has started burning since August 13, 2019 across central South America.

Trump volunteers US to ‘help’ with fires in the Amazon after conversation with Brazil President Bolsonaro, who has been slow to fight them...

Trump tweeted about his great relationship with Brazil President Bolsonaro and US trade prospects, offering 'help' with the Amazon rainforest fires.

‘Every year we have wildfires’: Brazil’s president insists fires in the Amazon are no worse than normal, as he sends the army to fig...

"We are in a traditionally hot and dry season, with high winds, when every year we have wildfires," Bolsonaro said in a speech Friday.
People protest in São Paulo, Brazil, on Friday, August 23, 2019.

Thousands of people marched in São Paulo to pressure the Brazilian government to do something about the burning Amazon Rainforest. Here’s w...

Protesters marched, played music, made art, and more to encourage President Jair Bolsonaro's government to fight the fires in the Amazon Rainforest.

Brazil’s climate change skeptic government says warnings about the fires consuming the Amazon are ‘sensationalist,’ ‘hysterica...

President Jair Bolsonaro dismissed the idea that the Amazon fires should be discussed at the G7 summit, an idea proposed by France's Emmanuel Macron.