Worldwide protests over Amazon fires
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Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction

23 August 2019 Last updated at 23:39 BST

Demonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies on Friday to protest against inaction on Amazon wildfires.

Hundreds came together in cities including London, Madrid and Bogota, calling for Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro to act.

President Bolsonaro has since ordered the armed forces to help tackle the forest fires.

There are currently a record number of fires in the Amazon. It's the largest rainforest in the world and a vital carbon store that slows down the pace of global warming.