This story excerpt was translated from Portuguese. To watch the original story, visit Jornalismo TV Cultura. You may also watch the original story on the Rainforest Journalism Fund website here. Our website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.
The deforested area of the Amazon has grown in the last 15 years and, in Maranhão, it is almost five times the national average.
Check out the first report of the series "Ka'apor, People of the Forest," produced in partnership with the Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Pulitzer Center.
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