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Photos show how ‘fire warriors’ are still fighting fires in the ravaged Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest is still burning in Brazil and Bolivia. Here's what it's like for the firefighters on the frontlines.
An Indigenous girl from the Shanenawa tribe stands near a Sumauma tree during a festival to celebrate nature and ask for an end to the burning of the Amazon, in the indigenous village of Morada Nova near Feijo, Acre State, Brazil, September 1, 2019.

Indigenous agency worker reportedly was killed ‘execution-style’ in a remote Brazilian town amid Amazon rainforest fires

Maxciel Pereira dos Santos, who worked for an agency that protects Brazil's indigenous people, was shot twice in the head while riding his motorcycle.
A tract of Amazon jungle burns as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers in Novo Airão.

The US-China trade war is helping drive the massive fires burning the Amazon rainforest

The drive to open up more land for farmers in Brazil is helping to contribute to the conditions driving the fires in the Amazon rainforest.
Members of the Xavante tribe sit on charred branches in the Amazon Rainforest.

Stunning photos show the reality for indigenous people living in the Amazon as fires burn

As one chief told BILD, the land for indigenous people is like the church, and now it's being set on fire.
Members of the Xavante tribe sit on charred branches in the Amazon Rainforest.

Stunning photos show the reality for indigenous people living in the Amazon as fires burn

As one chief told BILD, the land for indigenous people is like the church, and now it's being set on fire.

Brazil is the world’s largest beef exporter — here’s why eating meat is linked to the Amazon fires

To maintain Brazil's status as the largest beef exporter, farmers started fires in the Amazon clear the rainforest for pastureland.
A Brazilian farmer walks through a portion of the Amazon that's been slashed and burned, June 2016.

The Amazon fires aren’t a natural disaster. ‘Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,’ one researcher sa...

Farmers illegally set fires to clear land in the Amazon. Experts say President Jair Bolsonaro's rhetoric and policies have increased that activity.
President Donald Trump never agreed at the G7 summit to a $20 million package to help Brazil fight the Amazon fires, a spokesman said.

The Trump administration never agreed to G7 financial aid for the Amazon fires, spokesman says

A US official on Wednesday said the financial-aid package failed to include consultations with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
A composite image showing some of the Amazon burning in Brazil on August 21, 2019, and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in March.

Brazil’s president said he would accept $20 million from the G7 to tackle the Amazon fires, but only if Emmanuel Macron apologizes for calling h...

French President Macron called Jair Bolsonaro rude after he appeared to endorse a Facebook post mocking the age gap between Macron and his wife.
An aerial view of a tract of the Amazon jungle burning as it is being cleared by loggers and farmers on August 23, 2019.

Brazil has angrily attacked offers to help it put out the huge fires in the Amazon — here’s why it is pushing back against global outrage

Brazil's leaders are pushing back on world leaders' outcry about the Amazon, telling the rest of the world to stay out of the issue entirely.