Mauricio Monteiro Filho
AMAZON RJF GRANTEE
Mauricio is an investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker.
Over the past 18 years, he has covered social and environmental issues as a freelance reporter for several Brazilian news outlets, namely Rolling Stone.
He is a co-founder of Repórter Brasil, Brazil's leading organisation in the struggle against contemporary slave labor, as well as other fundamental human rights violations.
As a filmmaker, he has written, produced or directed several social impact documentaries.
In 2019, he became a National Geographic Explorer.