Amazon fires: French activists urge extra Brazil motion

PARIS (AP) – Pretending to be timber within the Amazon, activists marched by Paris urging Brazil’s president to do extra to combat fires within the Amazon rainforest.

Some 200 demonstrators walked Saturday towards Paris Metropolis Corridor, taking pictures white flares to signify smoke from the fires. One after the other, they collapsed onto the sidewalk, representing timber felled by the blaze.

Passersby and diners in close by cafes seemed on, some in puzzlement, some providing help.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and French President Emmanuel Macron have clashed repeatedly over the fires.

Macron calls them a global local weather emergency and helped rally tens of tens of millions of {dollars} in assist for the area. Bolsonaro stated the French chief is being colonialist, and stated this week he gained’t use Bic pens anymore as a result of they’re made by a French firm.



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