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In Bolivia, the questionable ecological commitment of ex-president Evo Morales


For many environmental experts, the colonization policy of Evo Morales is largely responsible for the ecological disaster that represents the fires of summer 2019 in the Amazon part of the country.

Special envoy to Santa Cruz

On September 24, 2019, President Evo Morales made a vibrant plea for the protection of the environment at the United Nations tribune on the occasion of the organization's General Assembly: “La madre tierra (mother earth) is our only home, irreplaceable ... In recent weeks, we have been surprised by forest fires that have devastated different places on the planet: the Amazon, Oceania, Africa . As he spoke in New York, fires devastated millions of hectares in the Amazon part of his country. We mainly talked about the Amazon fires in Brazil; however, in proportion to the area of ​​Amazon rainforest, the fires in Bolivia were much more devastating.

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This difference in treatment is very much due to the provocative attitude of the Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, who displays his climate-skepticism, his support for Brazilian agro-industry, who dreams of grazing his herds of cattle and making

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Source: lefigaro

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