Forest fires are raging in the Amazon, threatening to consume the rainforest. Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro is refusing to fight the fires. And as the Amazon rages in flames, the American media is largely ignoring that this is even happening.
We need attention on this immediately -- on the disaster that is unfolding and on the powerful corporations that are profiting from the destruction of the Amazon. There ARE steps Congress and others can take to influence Brazil’s president, but they'll only act if there is public pressure.
Sign our petition now to demand news outlets cover the Amazon burning like the crisis it is!