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Severe drought in the Brazilian Amazon

Image | 7 October, 2005 at 3:00

Major rivers that normally carry large vessels are now reduced to mere puddles. The rivers that are the lifeline for local people for transport, supplies and trading are drying up, stranding many communities.

Severe drought in the Brazilian Amazon

Image | 7 October, 2005 at 3:00

Severe drought in the Brazilian Amazon. A small stream runs through what was once a huge lake. The rivers that are the lifeline for local people for transport, supplies and trading are drying up, stranding many communities.

Amazon BR 163 Highway

Image | 21 August, 2005 at 3:00

Rows of ovens used to produce charcoal out of rain forest wood. 40 percent of the wood extracted from the Amazon rain forest is used to produce charcoal. Charcoal is used mainly for the iron mining process, and the biggest mines are in the middle...

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner around

Image | 9 August, 2005 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner around a logged Brazilian Nut Tree "Castanheira".The Castanheira species has been protected in Brazil since 1994, but a large number of trees have been logged before the creation of the planned State Park for...

Greenpeace activists block a 135

Image | 3 August, 2005 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists block a 135-km illegal road, in the National Forest (Flona) of Altamira, a protected area created by the Brazilian Government in 1988. The road cuts directly through the National Forest and is used for illegal logging...

The BR

Image | 3 August, 2005 at 2:00

The BR-163 highway in the state of Para.The road cuts directly through the National Forest and is used for illegal logging operations and deforestation inside the protected area.

Two Greenpeace activists unfurled a banner

Image | 19 June, 2005 at 2:00

Two Greenpeace activists unfurled a banner in a huge recently burned area in Porto de Moz region of the Brazilian Amazon.

Comedians from the Brazilian TV show "Panic

Image | 17 June, 2005 at 3:00

Comedians from the Brazilian TV show "Panic on TV" attempt to give the governor of Mato Grosso state, Blairo Maggi, the Golden Chainsaw award.

The governor of Mato Grosso state

Image | 17 June, 2005 at 3:00

The governor of Mato Grosso state, Blairo Maggi, won the GoldenChainsaw award for the Brazilian person who most contributed to Amazon destruction. Greenpeace internet-based pool ended with 27,849votes of which Maggi, the world's largest...

The Golden Chainsaw nominees

Image | 25 May, 2005 at 14:03

The Golden Chainsaw nominees

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