Jair Bolsonaro falsely accuses actor of funding deliberate destruction of rainforest
Jair Bolsonaro – a populist nationalist who has vowed to drive environmental NGOs from Brazil – made the claim
The spurious accusation – for which Brazil’s president offered no proof – came 24 hours after Bolsonaro made a
“Leonardo DiCaprio, dammit, you’re collaborating with the burning of the Amazon,” Bolsonaro declared, accusing the actor of being part of an international “campaign against Brazil”.
On Thursday Bolsonaro’s politician son Eduardo claimed on Twitter that DiCaprio had donated $300,000 (£230,000)
WWF’s Brazil office rejected those claims. “WWF Brazil rejects the attacks on its partners and the lies involving its
In August – as huge fires swept through the Amazon