Mon. Sep 16th, 2019

Amazon Burning Displacing Indigenous People

Forces allied to Brazilian President Bolsonaro have caused a huge forest fire, displacing an Indigenous community.

The Amazon Rainforest supplies Earth with 20% of oxygen and is thought to be home to 30% of all species. And yet this beautiful place is being destroyed by a fire that has lasted 20+ days.

Source dw.com:  After being sworn in, Bolsonaro wasted no time to make good on his promise. He started by shifting the power to designate indigenous land and nature reserves from Brazil’s Ministry of Justice to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, which is headed by agricultural lobbyist Tereza Cristina Dias. Read more

Devastating images show indigenous Amazon tribe’s home wrecked by fire

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