The Amazon rainforest plays a vital part in
maintaining healthy living conditions. It balances climatic conditions and
biodiversity, providing moisture for the entire planet.
According to recent data from the system of
detection of deforestation in real time, from Inpe, the average area deforested
in the Amazon over the last two years between 2018 and 2020 was 74% higher than
the average in the same period two years previously between 2016 and 2018. Such
deforestation is often accompanied by an increase in violence, forest fires,
the expansion of illegal mining, an increase in the seizing of public land and
other illegal activities, with emphasis on the invasion of indigenous lands and
If the fires in the Amazon carry on
burning, in 15 years it will no longer be the Amazon as we know it and will
become a barren savanna. We need to act quickly to save the biodiversity.
Let’s reinforce the population’s commitment
to the world’s largest tropical forest. This petition endorses 5 emergency
measures in combating the deforestation crisis in the Amazon and calls for a
total ban of deforestation for at least 5 years.
We ask for:
Moratorium of deforestation of the Amazon.
Prohibition of any deforestation of the
Amazon for a minimum of 5 (five) years, with exception to subsistence and
traditional populations, family farming, management planning, public works and
Sign and share! Let’s get the highest
number of signatures possible and take this petition to Brazilian National