The Destruction of the Amazon in Photos

Jenipapo dos Vieiras, Maranhão – 2019. Paulo Paulino (25), a.k.a Lobo Mau (“bad wolf”), was killed on November 1st 2019 in an ambush by illegal loggers inside the Arariboia Indigenous Land. He was a member of the Guajajara forest guard in Maranhão state. For several towns in the surrounding region, the local economy is based largely on illegal timber and irregular sawmills provide jobs for poor, unskilled workers. Indigenous activists who confront logging interests routinely suffer harassment, threats and even murder.

Children play behind a waterfall in the Kuben-Kran Ken village, in the southern Para? State. The Kayapo’s territory is the largest tropical protected area in the world, more than 3.2 million hectares of forest and scrubland containing many endangered…


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