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Why everything you’ve been told about the Amazon wildfires is untrue

4 September 2019

5:00 AM

4 September 2019

5:00 AM

You have been told lies by the French President about the Amazon rainforest burning on an unprecedented scale. Everything – from the photo shared in his Twitter account to the wild claim about these fires harming the whole of humanity – is patently false.

Global Fire Data shows this year is unequivocally a low fire season in the Amazon.

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