Latin American countries will meet on September 6 to discuss the protection and development of the Amazon after weeks of crisis.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on August 28 that leaders of the countries of the Amazon region will meet in Colombia to come up with a unified strategy for environmental protection, as well as seeking sustainability in the area. field.
Earlier, French President Emmanuel Macron and many other European leaders also said that the Amazon forest disaster requires global response because of the important role of this rainforest ecosystem in air purifier.
According to the Associated Press, in an effort to save the Amazon forest, Ecosia – a search engine established in 2009 – has worked with about 20 tree planting organizations around the world hoping to plant one billion trees. by 2020. The company, based in Berlin, Germany, has pledged to plant an additional 2 million trees in Brazil to cope with the fire. Ecosia is a search engine similar to Google, but the company is committed to raising 80% of its revenue from search advertising for tree planting.
Many other companies and even celebrities quickly act to save the Amazon forest. Apple pledged to raise money to help restore and preserve the Amazon forest while the environmental organization of Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio also announced support of $ 5 million.