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Bolsonaro's Plan to Legalize Crimes Against Indigenous Peoples

Expand Krimej indigenous Chief Kadjyre Kayapo, looks out at a path created by loggers, in Altamira, Para state, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019.  © 2020 AP When President Jair Bolsonaro presented a draft bill to Congress, on February 5,  to regulate mining, hydroelectric power projects, and other commercial enterprises in Indigenous territories, he recognized that it would “face pressure from environmentalists.” And so it should. The Amazon, the world’s largest rainforest, is one of most important carbon sinks, critical for mitigating climate change. Data from Brazil's National Space Research…

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