UN / AMAZON FIRES

22-Aug-2019 00:00:51
A UN spokesperson said that the Organization is concerned about the recent fires in the Amazon forest, adding that “sustaining forest is crucial in our fight against climate change.” UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / AMAZON FIRES
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DATELINE: 22 AUGUST 2019, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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1.Wide shot, exterior, United Nations Headquarters

22 AUGUST 2019, NEW YORK CITY

2.Various shots, press briefing room
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General:
“We are very concerned about these fires both, I think for the immediate damage that they are causing, and also because sustaining forest is crucial in our fight against climate change. All forests are essential for the health of the entire world, the international community recognizes this importance of the forest, not only the Amazon, but also the forests in the Congo basin, in Indonesia, the health of all these massive, massive forests is critical for the wellbeing of humanity.”
4.Various shots, press briefing room
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A UN spokesperson said that the Organization is concerned about the recent fires in the Amazon forest, adding that “sustaining forest is crucial in our fight against climate change.”

Speaking to reporters in New York today (22 Aug), UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said, “all forests are essential for the health of the entire world,” adding that “the international community recognizes this importance of the forest, not only the Amazon, but also the forests in the Congo basin, in Indonesia.”

Dujarric reiterated the health of all these massive forests is “critical for the wellbeing of humanity.”
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