Police Are Killing with Impunity Inside Rio’s Favelas
Rio’s police have already killed more than 1,000 people this year.
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Only 8 People in This Indigenous Tribe Still Speak Their Native Language. The Amazon Fires May Wipe It Out Completely.
Indigenous leaders have said there is a “physical, environmental, and cultural genocide” in the Amazon.
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The Amazon Rainforest Was Once a Human Success Story. It Could Be Again
For millennia, Indigenous practices have enhanced the biodiversity, fertility, and carbon-sucking powers of the most biodiverse region on land.
Now Brazil’s President Says He Won’t Save the Amazon Unless He Gets an Apology from Macron
The "lungs of the planet" are on fire, and a dispute between Jair Bolsonaro and Emmanuel Macron has reached new levels of pettiness.
Brazil Tells the G7 and Its Amazon Fire Fund to Go to Hell
The world is literally on fire, and Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is busy talking smack about Emmanuel Macron's wife.
Brazilian Warplanes Are Trying to Soak the Burning Amazon
President Jair Bolsonaro authorized military intervention, as other nations promised to send resources to the rescue
Just How Bad Are the Amazon Fires?
In a word: Bad. In two words: Really bad.
The Amazon Wildfires Aren't Natural. Blame Humans
As the Amazon burns, it's important to know that intense wildfires aren't natural to the largest tropical rainforest ecosystem on Earth—people are to blame.
Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Now Spreading Conspiracy Theories About the Amazon Fires
Jair Bolsonaro, whose support of Amazon deforestation has earned him the nickname "Captain Chainsaw," is blaming the fires on environmental groups.
The Amazon Is on Fire and the Smoke Can Be Seen from Space
The Amazon has been burning for weeks amid increasing deforestation. The intense smoke was detected by NASA and plunged São Paulo into darkness on Monday.
16 People Were Decapitated In Another Brutal Prison Riot in Brazil
In May, a three-day riot incited by rival gang violence across four prisons in Manaus left 55 dead.
Brazil Is Making Homophobia a Crime
The country's Supreme Court voted Thursday to make discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender unconstitutional.