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Fire follows deforestation in the Amazon

Studies by Brazilian scientists show that deforestation, not droughts, has been the main agent behind fires. Public policies and reinforcement of control agencies are solutions to stop the loss of native vegetation.

Ending the “Time Limit” Thesis Will Protect the Climate

Lawyer Luiz Eloy Terena, a Representative of the Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (Apib) at the Brazilian Supreme Court hearing in question, comments on the importance of demarcating indigenous lands for the protection of the country’s natural resources. MapBiomas data shows that only 1.6% of Brazil’s deforestation occurred in Indigenous Lands over 36 years.