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Amazon fires

Loggers use fire to wipe out Amazon tribes

Geoff Ebbs /23 August, 2016

Huge forest fires raging in the Amazonian rainforest are threatening to wipe out the Awa tribe, one of the last uncontacted indigenous groups on Earth. The neighbouring Guajajara Guardians have been fighting to protect the Awa tribe from violence by loggers, disease and land clearing. Despite promises by the Brazilian government to assist, the Guardians Continue Reading →