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Story Publication logo December 15, 2021

Amazon Between Life and Death: 2nd Part of Special Report Shows Impact of BR 319 (Portuguese)

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This project wants to showcase the scientists and traditional peoples fighting to keep the forest...

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This video is part of a special series produced by TV Cultura in partnership with the Amazon Rainforest Journalism Fund and the Pulitzer Center. It is in Portuguese. To watch the original video in full, visit YouTube. Our website is available in English, Spanish, bahasa Indonesia, French, and Portuguese.

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Environmentalists argue that the re-paving of the road BR 319, which connects Manaus to Porto Velho, is a great threat to biodiversity and indigenous people. BR 319 cuts through more than 100 demarcated lands and conservation units.