Amazônia Brasileira na Pandemia: A Difícil Missão de Sobreviver ao Coronavírus e à Crise Política do País | Brazilian Amazon in the Pandemic: The Difficult Mission to Survive the Coronavirus and the Political Crisis in the Country

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Lobato Cruz, B. B. (2021). Amazônia Brasileira na Pandemia: A Difícil Missão de Sobreviver ao Coronavírus e à Crise Política do País | Brazilian Amazon in the Pandemic: The Difficult Mission to Survive the Coronavirus and the Political Crisis in the Country. Political Observer | Revista Portuguesa De Ciência Política, (14).


This article has as main objective to discuss the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Brazilian Amazon, its consequences and conflicts not only in the forest but also in the people living in the region, especially the situation of indigenous peoples and how COVID-19 has been impacting the tribes directly and indirectly, through the exposure of opinions, facts and historical context, factors of paramount importance that help to build the current panorama of the Amazon within the pandemic. In addition, this article aims to analyse the political crisis that Brazil is facing at the moment and how it influences the impacts suffered by the Amazon macro-region, in order to highlight the need for discussion — now more than ever —, to protect and preserve Amazonian diversity in the face of a government that omits responsibility for the prevention of Amazonian identity. The concern with the Amazon rainforest is not something recent, however the current moment is decisive in the history of the largest tropical forest in the world.


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