A fire burns in a jungle area near Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil. Photo: EPA

Amazon countries seal pact against destruction of rainforest

  • Tens of thousands of wildfires have ravaged the Amazon in Brazil this year, as well as other forest ecosystems in Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru
  • Represented at the emergency summit were the hosts – Colombia – Ecuador, Bolivia, Suriname, Guyana, Brazil and Peru
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A fire burns in a jungle area near Porto Velho, Rondonia, Brazil. Photo: EPA
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