Six states in Brazil’s Amazon region requested military help to fight fired running through the rainforest. According to Reuters, President Jair Bolsonaro authorized the military to step in a day before. The Amazon is the world's largest tropical rainforest and is a vital ecosystem in helping fight climate change. The joint chief of staff said Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region. The are available to help combat forest fires and said the military could send more if needed.

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