Amazon Rainforest

Brazil: Protest Environmental Destruction and Die

Environmentalist leader Jose Claudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Maria, were murdered this week for speaking out about illegal land clearing in the Amazon. They had reported illegal loggers to police and federal prosecutors, and that cost them their lives. The number of murdered activists in Brazil is staggering. More than 1,150 rural activists(…)

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Brazil: Protest Environmental Destruction and Die

Environmentalist leader Jose Claudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Maria, were murdered this week for speaking out about illegal land clearing in the Amazon. They had reported illegal loggers to police and federal prosecutors, and that cost them their lives. The number of murdered activists in Brazil is staggering. More than 1,150 rural activists(…)

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