In 1988, the murder of Chico Mendes fueled a movement of activists, celebrities and indigenous peoples that helped to make the rainforest a household name. But what happens now?
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Violence in the Amazon: Why Protecting the Rainforest is Still a Fight

Produced by Geoffrey O'Connor


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