An indigenous woman touches a banner depicting the late indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips during a ceremony at the Union of Indigenous Peoples of the Javari Valley association’s headquarters in the municipality of Atalaia do Norte, state of Amazonas, Brazil, on June 21. Photo: AFP
An indigenous woman touches a banner depicting the late indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips during a ceremony at the Union of Indigenous Peoples of the Javari Valley association’s headquarters in the municipality of Atalaia do Norte, state of Amazonas, Brazil, on June 21. Photo: AFP
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Letters | Amazon killings: two environment activists died when we weren’t paying attention

  • While the world’s attention to climate change waxes and wanes, those who profit off environmental destruction run roughshod over the earth and people’s lives
  • It’s time for us to wake up and pay closer attention to the environmental defenders who put their lives on the line every day

An indigenous woman touches a banner depicting the late indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips during a ceremony at the Union of Indigenous Peoples of the Javari Valley association’s headquarters in the municipality of Atalaia do Norte, state of Amazonas, Brazil, on June 21. Photo: AFP
An indigenous woman touches a banner depicting the late indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips during a ceremony at the Union of Indigenous Peoples of the Javari Valley association’s headquarters in the municipality of Atalaia do Norte, state of Amazonas, Brazil, on June 21. Photo: AFP
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