The search for beef and leather has led to extensive clearing of tropical forests.
The Amazon, which spans eight countries and covers 40% of South America, is often referred to as the "lungs of the planet" because estimates indicate that nearly 20% of the oxygen produced from the earth comes from tropical forests. The Amazon also injects huge amounts of water into the atmosphere and works to regulate global temperatures.
But Bolsonaro has split global powers over the blasts, which number more than 80,000 this year – especially during a vigorous G7 summit in France this week.
The President's Special Communication Office told CNN on Tuesday that Brazil will reject the $ 20 million aid offer that was promised to the Amazon at the G7 summit in France the previous day.
in terms of financial aid, which suggests he will consider aid if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for accusing Bolsarro of "lying" to him about climate commitments during trade talks.
Since then, the nation has also received $ 12 million in aid from the UK government, which is a member of the G7.  Bolsonaro repeatedly insisted that the Amazon be open to the development and defense of agencies responsible for combating illegal activity, but he denied allegations that he was partly responsible for
Shasta Darlington, Florencia Trucco, Jaide Garcia and Bianca Britton presented reports.