Fires are burning in the Amazon rainforest at an rate. French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record of fires is now an "international crisis". There has been an 85 per cent in fires in the Amazon this year. Mr Macron said action needed to be taken. He said the fires needed to be on top of the at the G7 summit of world in Biarritz. Macron tweeted about how he thought the fires were. He wrote: "Our is burning. Literally. The Amazon rain forest - the which produce 20% of our planet's oxygen - is on fire. It is an international crisis. Members of the G7 Summit, let's discuss this in two days."
Other leaders agreed that they should discuss the fires. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called the fires an "acute ". She said they were "". She added that the fires didn't only threaten Brazil and its countries, but also affected the world. The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the fires "not only ," but "an international crisis". He added: "We stand to provide whatever help we can to bring them under and help protect one of Earth's wonders." UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: "In the midst of the global crisis, we cannot afford more damage to a major source of oxygen and . The Amazon must be protected."