3 consequences of the Amazon fires

Fires are raging across the Amazon forest, directly affecting several indigenous communities, animals and plants. Here are 3 consequences of these fires.

08/30/2019 6:16 AMupdated: 09/04/2019 3:24 PM


  • Daniele M.
    09/13/2019 02:56


  • Charlie S.
    09/03/2019 02:13

    Climate change will eliminate a appx 99.99% of humans While humans discus power & money AOC.s 10 year prediction gona be closte

  • Masroor C.
    09/02/2019 09:03

    Because they are indigenous the world's reaction isn't strong enough. Remember the Spaniards and the Portuguese were always the cruelest settlers. Worse than the British or French. They are the cruelest

  • Ahilya C.
    09/02/2019 06:24

    Complete Injustice with people as well with Environment 😕

  • Nataraj B.
    09/02/2019 05:41

    Millions of indigenous forest-dwelling Indians face 'world's biggest eviction' in name of conservation 'The adivasis (tribals) are not encroachers, they are the virgin settlers and it is their homeland. Their way of life revolves around protecting the animals and the forest' Adam Withnall Delhi @adamwithnall Tuesday 23 July 2019 19:33 Click to follow The Independent Two Chenchu children look out from their bamboo home in the forests of Telangana. They face an uncertain future Two Chenchu children look out from their bamboo home in the forests of Telangana. They face an uncertain future ( Supplied ) India’s Supreme Court is set to decide the fate of almost two million forest-dwelling families facing what activists say would be the world’s largest mass eviction in the name of conservation. At a hearing on Wednesday, the apex court must decide whether to uphold its eviction notice towards all households living in protected forest areas whose claims to the territory under the Forest Rights Act (FRA) have been denied. Those affected include many members of India’s “adivasi” or indigenous community, rights groups say, whose claims to their ancestral land have been rejected due to a lack of paperwork or flaws in the application system. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now Wildlife conservation groups say the FRA has been used by encroachers to snatch land in previously unoccupied forests, much-needed habitats for endangered species including pangolins, sloth bears, the one-horned rhinoceros and India’s national animal - the tiger. But tribal leaders and the Indian government say the FRA provides much-needed protections to some 104 million adivasis who have historically lost out the most as their resource-rich lands were plundered to fuel the country’s economic boom in the second half of the 20th century.

  • Manoj K.
    09/02/2019 05:16


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