Date: 05/09/2019.

Publication type: Communication article.

Author(s): Khaled Diab.

Keywords: Climate & climate change, Environment, Sustainable development.

Short description:

Europe did not light the fires ravaging the Amazon, but it did provide some of the matches. There is plenty the EU can do to save and protect the Amazon rainforest – and much of that begins at home. The infernos still tearing their way through large swathes of the Amazon are transforming the most fertile and biologically diverse land in the world into a charred, desolate landscape.