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Bio Protecting the rainforest and our climate by supporting indigenous peoples. #EndAmazonCrude #KeepItInTheGround #StopTheMoneyPipeline 🌿🦋🐒
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Buffer : Indigenous people in Amazon are battling the pandemic. They're losing elders & with them, their living "libraries," their history & culture. They're losing babies, leaders, & young warriors– but not only to the virus. ana paula vargas #MinersOutCovidOut 👇 amazonwatch.org/news/2020/0702…

Buffer : Bar of Ireland expresses grave concern at my continued prosecution and detention by Chevron law firm Seward & Kissel. Today marks my 11th month of house arrest without trial after winning pollution judgment against Chevron. static1.squarespace.com/static/5ac2615…

Buffer : 📢 It has now been over 4 months since the toxic, massive OCP Ecuador S.A. EP PETROECUADOR oil spill.

@lenin how many days would you be willing to go without clean, safe water in the middle of a pandemic? #WaterIsLife #sosderrameamazonía
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Twitter Web App : Congress approved #PL1142 over 13 days ago & #Bolsonaro has just ignored it. #PL1142 would help provide resources for indigenous, quilombolas & other traditional peoples & communities, during the pandemic. Is cruelty the point Jair M. Bolsonaro?

This is ethnocide.
📸 Lucas Silva

Buffer : This statement is a first from such a broad and powerful group of *Brazilian* companies speaking out on Amazon deforestation since Bolsonaro became president. Reuters analysis of the announcement today: reuters.com/article/us-bra…

Buffer : Newly released data for 2019 reveals the loss of over 1.7 million hectares (4.3 million acres) of primary Amazon forest in our 5 country study area: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, & Peru.

That is TWICE the size of Yellowstone National Park. Amazon Conservation maaproject.org/2020/2019-amaz…

Buffer : Deforestation is up & Amazon 🔥 have started. We're calling for an #AmazonCeasefire, NOW. Global finance is the oxygen on which the Amazon fires burn. It's time to cut this destruction off at the source. #StopTheMoneyPipeline #EyeOnTheAmazon Christian Poirier 👇 amazonwatch.org/news/2020/0707…

Buffer : 👋 To avoid against future tragedies, the mining industry must not be in charge of enforcing its own safety rules. #MinersOutCovidOut ft.com/content/a79f9c…

Buffer : “We don’t want to be used as government propaganda,” said Parana Yanomami. “We don’t want outsiders coming here to take photos of our children. The visit took us by surprise.”

They also delivered Chloroquine, it's dangerous and doesn't cure COVID-19. 😡uk.reuters.com/article/uk-hea…

Buffer : Rise in zoonotic diseases are caused by:
🥩Increased demand for meat products
🌱Unsustainable farming
🐯Exploitation of wildlife
🔥Climate crisis

New UN Environment Programme & ILRI Communications report has steps governments can take to prevent future pandemics like #COVID19. bit.ly/3iztAd3

Buffer : The decision was the second victory for environmental groups in two days, following an announcement by two of the nation’s largest utility companies that they had canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline nyti.ms/2ADuHHM

Twitter Web App : 🚨 .APIB oficial is taking a drastic measure: "We went to the Supreme Court to file a lawsuit against the violation of our constitutional rights because unless forced to act, the government would simply leave us to die.” – Eloy Terena
#COVID19 amazonwatch.org/news/2020/0630…

Buffer : Today's Sioux victory is a victory for indigenous peoples resisting oil companies from the Amazon to Standing Rock. #NoDAPL

"We don't want oil companies in our lands because we don't want to contaminate the land, water, air, our sacred lands.” – Leo Cerda amazonwatch.org/news/2016/0922…

Buffer : A federal court ordered the Brazilian government on Friday to expel an estimated 20,000 illegal gold miners from the #Yanomami indigenous reservation to protect one of the most isolated major Amazon tribes from the spread of coronavirus. #MinersOutCovidout reuters.com/article/us-bra…

Buffer : Fires in the Amazon are rarely unintentional: They’re man-made in order to clear pastures or recently deforested land. Fires in the Amazon are rarely unintentional: They’re man-made in order to clear pastures or recently deforested land. Fires in the Amaz– pri.org/stories/2020-0…

Buffer : Soil in the Amazon was "found" by scientists to host a large number of fungi types. 🤔

We bet indigenous peoples already know the importance of these fungi for the health of the Amazon.💡#TrustIndigenousKnowledge #ScienceMatters
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