Fires in the Amazon: Apple agrees to make a donation

The Amazon is currently under fire. Hundreds of hectares of vegetation have been ravaged by fires for several days, which has earned multiple declarations from the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron and heads of state from around the world. If, at the end of the G7 which sought to find a solution to stem this catastrophe, the Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro refused aid of 20 million euros, the American firm would however like to force the destiny.

The boss of Apple, Tim Cook, has indeed promised that the apple brand would commit to the forest, often nicknamed “lung of the planet”, by making a donation. For the moment, no amount has filtered, but given the power of the Cupertino company, it would not be surprising if it was in the millions. In previous transactions, Apple donated $ 1 million.

“Seeing these fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, one of the most important ecosystems in the world, is devastating. Apple will make a donation to help preserve its biodiversity and restore this forest, which is essential for all of Latin America, ”read a tweet. Brazil is currently unable to cope with this catastrophe, since the country would only have two Canadairs. Many states have offered Jair Bolsonaro to send bomber planes: for now, the Brazilian president has rejected the offer, preferring to call on his army.