While fires ravage the Amazon, the pass of arms continues between the presidents of Brazil and France. Jair Bolsonaro said that the French president claimed "Save the Amazon" as if it were a "Colony". The Brazilian president had finally accepted – and then refused again – international financial aid provided he kept control of it. Can we talk about ecological interference from France in particular? "Thea question of sovereignty (…) is an extremely sensitive issue in Brazil", assures Sébastien Mabile, a lawyer specializing in environmental law.