The terrible fires in the Amazon continue to burn.
I’m adding this list to The Best Sites For Learning About Brazil.
Here’s what I have so far:
People are deliberately starting fires in the #AmazonRainforest to illegally deforest indigenous land for cattle ranching
“These assholes came in and burned down [our reservation]… I want all of the media here to see this” pic.twitter.com/uGFp7RItHK
— Sunrise Movement 🌅 (@sunrisemvmt) August 21, 2019
PHOTOS: The Amazon Rainforest, Ablaze In Brazil is from NPR.
Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do? is from The Guardian.
Some of the most widely shared photos of the fires in the Amazon rain forest aren't actually from the Amazon. Here are some of the misleading photos that celebrities and politicians are sharing. https://t.co/M8MkhT9CPj
— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 23, 2019
Amazon Rain Forest Fires: Here’s What’s Really Happening is from The NY Times.
What Satellite Imagery Tells Us About the Amazon Rain Forest Fires is from The NY Times.