Brazil To Temporarily Ban Fires In The Amazon Rainforest

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Brazil To Temporarily Ban Fires In The Amazon Rainforest
The announcement comes after 29 firms sent a letter threatening to pull investments if Brazil doesn't do something to protect the rainforest.
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Brazil is set to ban fires in the Amazon rainforest. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is expected to sign a decree next week that would prohibit setting fires in forest regions for 120 days.

The announcement comes after 29 firms sent a letter to the country threatening to pull investments if Brazil doesn't do something to protect the rainforest.

Brazil saw over 2,000 fires in the Amazon in the month of June — the most recorded that month in over a decade.

Contains footage from CNN.