A year ago, "Fire Day," a day to intentionally light fires, sparked international concern when the number of forest fires in the Novo Progresso region, a city in the Amazon region of Pará, spiked massively.
The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon rose 28% last month compared to July 2019, fuelling fears that the world's largest rainforest could be devastated by fires again this year.
Their home in the Atlantic forest is the most endangered rainforest in Brazil.
Following measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19, Brazilian circus artists decided to go back to work in a different way.
The global death toll also passed the 600,000 thresholds, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
"The jungles of Brazil are at a breaking point," said Professor Britaldo Soares-Filho, co-author of the study.
The Brazilian President has been in quarantine for a week after testing positive for coronavirus.
From capturing carbon emissions to medical breakthroughs, the Amazon could save us - if we can stop it from burning.
Brazil remains the area's worst-affected country with over 21,000 coronavirus-related deaths.
Cases of coronavirus are spreading rapidly in parts of Latin America and threaten to overwhelm already weak medical services