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The Climate One Podcast Oct 16
Over 9,000 fires were set this year are on indigenous lands in the Brazilian Amazon, says Paul Paz y Miño -- many of them a direct attack on indigenous territories, and many on illegally-cleared land. Full podcast here:
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Replying to @YaleE360 @AmazonWatch
So... while we're used to Amazon . com using our name & we're pleased Yale Environment is covering this important issue, we suggest a different title next time 😜. Or perhaps include information on 's report: )
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Meet the indigenous delegation headed to Europe to tell the world about rights violations in Brazil!
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Felipe Milanez Oct 11
Crisis in the Amazon: letter from scientists lead by , including me. Bolsonaro has used his powers to undermine the cultural, territorial, and human rights of indigenous peoples that are guaranteed in the Brazilian Constitution via
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Christian Poirier Oct 11
"We are witnessing the final offensive against indigenous peoples," says famed anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros de Castro. Illegal loggers and miners are being used as "cannon fodder" for a project to privatize the Amazon.
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CONAIE Oct 15
“En todos los casos, los uniformados utilizaron la fuerza disuasiva e hicieron uso solo de material CS" dijo ministra , pero en los hechos concretos cómo explica la muerte de 8 luchadores sociales a manos de las fuerzas "disuasivas "
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"It's very worrisome that, one day after suspending its state of emergency, Ecuador aims to erase and forget the human rights violations caused by the excessive use of force by the police and the army." calls for investigation into violent repression in Ecuador:
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Amazon Watch is a Brazil Campaigner. Want to help us and advance in Brazil? Find out how to apply:
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AMAZON WATCH Oct 17
A senior source inside Brazil's environmental enforcement agency spoke anonymously to : "What is at stake here is public land grabbing, especially of conservation units and indigenous territories. The Amazon does not burn by itself." Important read →
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Yale Environment 360 Oct 8
., a big cat conservation group, estimated that at least 500 adult jaguars have been killed or left homeless by the recent fires in Brazil and Bolivia, part of 2 million animals killed so far this year in Bolivian fires.
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BBC Earth Oct 11
Some of the UK's largest fast-food chains have been selling meat from animals fed on soya beans linked to Brazil's forest fires, campaigners say.
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AMAZON WATCH Oct 17
"Here, cattle ranchers and loggers — emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro — are clearing and burning huge swaths of rainforest every day in the name of progress."
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AMAZON WATCH Oct 17
“I believe that peace triumphed. But I feel a knot in my throat about the loss of the lives of indigenous brothers." - Patricia Gualinga of on the deaths during the indigenous-led democratic uprising in Ecuador Full story in the :
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Scott Wallace Oct 16
Bolsonaro Secretary for Land Affairs Blames Indigenous People for and Deflects Responsibility from Plantation Owners and Ranchers
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AMAZON WATCH Oct 16
🌎 A delegation of Brazilian indigenous leaders will visit 12 European countries to report serious violations taking place under Bolsonaro. Their journey starts TOMORROW. Follow + for updates!
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Stand.earth Oct 15
BREAKING: Indigenous federations in the Amazon Sacred Headwaters Initiative have called for emergency support to stop & governments from expanding new fossil fuel, mining & large-scale industrial development in the Amazon River headwaters.
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AMAZON WATCH Oct 16
'Amazon region under threat from oil drilling, mining' Sacred Headwaters of the Amazon, considered to be the most biodiverse terrestrial ecosystem on Earth, is witnessing expansion of new fossil fuel & large-scale industrial development.
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AMAZON WATCH Oct 16
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AMAZON WATCH Oct 16
Protester who glued herself to ’s London offices: "When you cut down the last tree, when you eat the last fish, when you poison the last river, you will realize you can't eat money." Video by .
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