Brazil’s environment minister Ricardo Salles went on a tour of the US and Europe to reassure governments and business over the fires crisis in the Amazon. It did not go to plan.
The Amazon is on fire and global fast food companies can put a stop to it. They must stop buying meat, chicken and soya from Brazil until the Amazon and its people are protected.
As fires continue to rage across the Amazon Rainforest, here’s an explainer on how UK and European food supply chains play into the devastation – and what must change.