Jessica Corbett – The experts wrote that they are “extremely worried” about the firing of a top official at the agency that handles policies on Indigenous peoples.
John Vibes – The newly formed alliance will also be setting up a database to share information about logging, mining, and deforestation.
John Vibes – Despite the order, nearly 2,000 new fires have been reported in the region since the restrictions were put into place.
Elias Marat – Environmental advocates blasted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who joked about “setting the Amazon aflame.”
John Vibes – The Brazilian government is harvesting the Amazon rainforest at a dangerous rate.
Joe Catron – While Bolsonaro teams up to destroy the Amazon, pro-environment groups are teaming up to stop him.