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"I feel grateful that he feels we should take care of the forest and the nature of the Amazon."

This Brazilian indigenous Kayapo leader is thanking France's President Macron for putting the #AmazonFires front and center of the #G7Summit
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has enlisted the military to fight the #AmazonFires.

It’s so far:
- Contaminated local water sources
- Caused smoke-related health issues in children and elderly
- Destroyed plantations
"It's like this every year, it's smoke, it's illegal burning."

A farm manager in Brazil says the Amazon forest needs to be preserved as firefighters struggle to contain the #AmazonFires
WATCH: A soccer match in Rio Branco, Brazil was interrupted because of smoke.

The city is in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, where #AmazonFires continue to rage
"Does anyone help anyone, if it is not a poor person, without something in return?"

Brazil's President Bolsonaro questions aid for the #AmazonFires from rich countries. The #G7 has pledged $20 million
Environmental foundation @earthalliance, backed by @LeoDiCaprio, has pledged $5,000,000 to protect the Amazon's biodiversity.

Here's what DiCaprio said about the #AmazonFire
@earthalliance @LeoDiCaprio "We cannot allow you to destroy everything"

France's Macron urges Brazil's Bolsonaro to protect the Amazon rainforest #AmazonFire
@earthalliance @LeoDiCaprio LATEST: Bolsonaro says Brazil won’t discuss aid for the #AmazonFires unless Macron “takes back the insults” against him first
@earthalliance @LeoDiCaprio IN PHOTOS: Here's what the #AmazonFires looks like from the ground and above.

The world's largest rainforest has been burning at a record rate. More via @BW bloom.bg/2zAjOT3
@earthalliance @LeoDiCaprio @BW LATEST:

"We will find a solution for this," Bolsonaro says, before adding another rebuke for Macron.

@earthalliance @LeoDiCaprio @BW WATCH: Smoke rises from the #Amazonfire as firefighters continue to battle blazes.

Brazil says it will set conditions for accepting aid from G7 nations, which offered millions of dollars to tackle the fires
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