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Demonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies to protest against inaction on Amazon fires.
Members of Brazil's Mura tribe vow to defend their land, as wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest.
A record number of fires are burning in the Amazon rainforest. The extent of the area damaged by fires has yet to be determined, but smoke has been choking the city of São Paulo - more than 2,700 km away. This may have caught the attention of Brazilians living in cities, but for indigenous communities, they are a direct threat to their homes and way of life. Luiz Eloy Terena is an indigenous leader and a lawyer fighting for the rights of his community. (Photo: Luiz Eloy Terena Credit: Gasparini Kaingang)