DEFORESTATION PRIMARY RAINFOREST, Amazon, near Boavista, northern Brazil, South America. Primary rainforest scorched by fires during the dry season. Fires are often started by campesinos wanted to develop more land into slash and burn farming. Ecological biosphere and fragile ecosystem where flora and fauna, and native lifestyles are threatened by progress and development. The rainforest is home to many plants and animals who are endangered or facing extinction. This region is home to indigenous primitive and tribal peoples including the Yanomami and Macuxi.