Jair Bolsonaro’s aggressive deregulation and exploitation of the Amazon’s resources threatens the entire planet.
"The invaders think they can enter the indigenous reserve because of the government agenda."
At the cost of over $2,000 per acre—and that is the cheapest I could find—it isn’t cheap, totaling over $30 billion to replace what the Amazon lost this decade.
Monsanto has long had the upper hand over the farmers who use its products. But the momentum may be shifting.
"What we are experiencing is a genuine crisis which could become a tragedy foretold with much larger fires than the ones we are now seeing if they are not immediately halted."
New government data in Brazil shows that deforestation in the Amazon has dramatically increased since the far-right former military officer Jair Bolsonaro...
“But we are strong, we are resistant. And we are here in this… the 15th encampment, to show to the government, and to all society, that we are alive, that we are resisting to exist."
Both leaders criticized what they called the “fake news” and discussed increasing efforts to remove Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office.
"There’s a vibrant left-wing movement coalescing against this, and I have a lot of optimism about the ability to fight against this."