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1/. On Sunday - the day of the #BrazilianElections & week before the start of #COP27 - a traffic island in front of the Brazilian embassy by Trafalgar Sq, London, will be transformed into a tropical rainforest, the first of many #RainforestIslands to spring up around the world...
2/. #Rainforestisland – a cornucopia of trees, plants & forest creatures – will be a platform for activists to gather throughout the #COP27 & is intended to amplify Indigenous voices who’ve yet again been excluded from their rightful place on the top table beside decision-makers.
3/. Indigenous communities have conserved & sustained our planet for thousands of years & are the true experts at protecting biodiversity

It is time for us to listen to them, not because they need our help, but because we need theirs! #COP27

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Journalist Dom Phillips, a regular contributor to @guardian, has been missing in the Javari Valley in the #Brazilian Amazon for more than 30 hours after death threats to his indigenista companion, Bruno Pereira, who is also missing #IndigenousHistoryMonth…
'We knew it was a dangerous place but Dom really believed it’s possible to safeguard the nature & the livelihood of the Indigenous people. We urge Brazilian authorities to do all they can to help”

Appeal by the sister of missing journalist Dom Phillips…
A record number of activists working to protect the environment & land rights were murdered in 2020 & 2019 according to @Global_Witness

Almost a third of the murders were reportedly linked to resource exploitation

Indigenous populations bear the brunt of the deadly violence ImageImageImageImage
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