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Coronavirus and Wildfires Combine to Pose Potential Threat to Indigenous Lives and Lands

June 17, 2020
DESCRIPTION: While the world races to battle the runaway coronavirus pandemic, many other issues receive little media coverage. A significantly under-reported issue is the fires intentionally set in two of the world’s most important rainforests, in Brazil and Indonesia. These intentionally set fires will compound the effects of COVID-19, and stopping them could help curtail the catastrophe.