‘A New Pandemic’: Coronavirus Threatens Indigenous People in the Amazon as Fire Season Nears

When the Amazon Rainforest burns, illegal loggers and miners are typically to blame. In the past, indigenous communities would patrol their lands every week or fortnight to find criminals looking to loot the forest. These patrols—usually made up of two to six men—deterred illegal land-grabbers from deforesting…

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