Rainforests and peatlands are natural carbon sinks, and managing fires there should be a global priority.
Source: It’s Not Just the Amazon: We Must Also Protect Congo Basin Peatlands From Fire
The fires are the product of Bolsonaro’s policies that prioritize agribusiness over people—especially indigenous people, says Amazon Watch’s Christian Poirierv
Source: The Amazon is Burning at a Record Rate
With 7,000 hectares of forests destroyed, community leaders and members have faced multiple attempts on their lives, threats and intimidation.
Source: Amazonian community’s lands destroyed for ‘sustainable’ palm oil