The office of President Jair Bolsonaro declined to comment, saying that the issues would be addressed by the Ministry of Environment. Photo: Felipe Werneck / AP

Amazon faces its highest level of deforestation

Deforestation in the Brazilian portion of the Amazon forest increased more than 88% in June compared to the same month

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French Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume visits a vineyard in La Roche-de-Glun which was severely affected by hailstorms that hit the department of Drôme. Photo: Philippe Desmazes / AFP / Getty Images

France to declare natural disaster after storms hit plantations

France will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms hit a

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The former Funai president, Franklimberg de Freitas, blamed his resignation for pressure from the powerful agribusiness lobby in Brazil. Photo: Ueslei Marcelino / Reuters

The Bolsonaro government hates indigenous people, says former FUNAI chief

Brazil's far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, is being advised by politicians who "hate indigenous peoples," he said.

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