Out of date photos of Amazon fires in Brazil fuel online outrage

Salvador, Brazil | AFP | Wednesday 8/22/2019 – 07:27 UTC+8   Photos purportedly showing fires devouring the Amazon in northern Brazil in recent weeks have flooded social media, but an AFP fact check Wednesday found most of the images are decades old or not even in the country.   Under the hashtag #PrayforAmazonas, users have expressed outrage over official data showing a surge in wildfires in the world’s biggest rainforest between January and August.   Here are some of the … Continue reading Out of date photos of Amazon fires in Brazil fuel online outrage