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‘I will go on until my last drop of blood.’ — Leaders of the Indigenous Mura tribe are speaking out as historic wildfires tear through their lands in the Brazilian Amazon
The Amazon contains half of the planet's remaining tropical forests. It covers about 40% of South America, and contains 1.4 billion acres of dense forest. It has 4,100 miles of winding rivers. And it's burning.
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August 2019 is continuing an active Amazon fire season, with large and intense fires burning in the region. @NASA satellites tracked actively burning fires across South America and captured images of smoke in the last week.
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The Amazon was in danger long before the fire that’s ravaged the rainforest for three weeks. Indigenous communities in Brazil have been struggling with illegal mining, logging, and the loss of protected status for indigenous lands.
"If we destroy the forest, it will be the end of everything." As unprecedented wildfires are ravaging Brazil's #Amazon rainforest, President Bolsonaro is accused of an aggressive wave of deforestation. This is the indigenous tribe fighting back.
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