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Evento

Talks @ Pulitzer: Marcio Pimenta on Activism and the Environment in the Amazon

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Data do evento:

Fevereiro 24, 2020 | 5:30 PM EST

ENDEREÇO:

Pulitzer Center
1779 Massachusetts Ave NW
Suite 615

Washington, DC 20036

Participante:
Region of deforested forest in the Acrean Amazon. Image by Marcio Pimenta. Brazil, 2019. 
Inglês

By land and air, a photo essay that shows fire in the heart of the Amazon.

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The data is from the National Institute for Space Research (INPE), which also points out that over 80 percent of the territory devoured by flames is in the Amazon. In Bujari, Acre, several fire outbreaks can be observed. Image by Marcio Pimenta. Brazil, 2019.
Os dados são do Instituto Nacional de Investigação Espacial (INPE), que também aponta que mais de 80% do território devorado pelas chamas está na Amazônia. Em Bujari, no Acre, diversos focos de incêndio podem ser observados. Imagem de Marcio Pimenta. Brasil, 2019.

On Monday, February 24, 2020, please join us for a Talks @ Pulitzer, as Pulitzer Center grantee and photojournalist Marcio Pimenta discusses his reporting in the Amazon.

Pimenta's Pulitzer Center-supported projects focus on activism and the environment in the Amazon. Most recently, he covered the 2019 fire outbreaks that devastated vegetation and communities. Another focus of Pimenta's Pulitzer Center-supported reporting highlighted the Wampi ethnic group of Peru as they defended their territory from illegal miners and the oil industry.

Pimenta is a freelance photojournalist based in southern Brazil. His work has appeared in National GeographicRolling StoneThe Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, and El País. Previous reporting projects have brought him to Iraq, where he covered the rebirth of the Yazidi women, and Antarctica.

This event is the second of a 2020 Talks @ Pulitzer series on political and environmental reporting from Latin America.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Light reception at 5:30 p.m., with program start at 6:00 p.m.

Click here for the livestream.