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Big river boat trapped on a sand bank

Image | 27 October, 2005 at 0:00

Big river boat trapped on a sand bank, during one of the worst droughts ever recorded in the Amazon.

A huge area of 1645 hectares in Gleba do

Image | 20 February, 2006 at 1:00

A huge area of 1645 hectares in Gleba do Pacoval, 100km from Santarem, Amazon, illegally logged to clear land for soya plantations.

Amazon Rainforest in Burning Season

Image | 28 August, 2007 at 1:00

On a flight from Alta Floresta in the Brazilian Amazon with a view of the rainforest seen during the burning season when large sections of forest are set alight by farmers to be cleared for cattle breeding and agriculture.

Gathering Palm Oil Seed

Image | 1 September, 2008 at 1:00

Gathering Palm Oil Seed Aman Saputra and his children carrying palm oil seed. His oldest child Suci (yellow shist) is 11 years old. She helps her father in the field when not in school.

PT Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper Plant

Image | 28 August, 2008 at 1:00

PT Indah Kiat Pulp and Paper Plant. Indonesia's forests are being felled at a rate faster than in any other major forested country. However, it is home to between 10 and 15 percent of all known species of plants, mammals and birds which make up...

Gold prospectors Camp in Para State

Image | 25 August, 2007 at 1:00

A river is diverted for gold mining at a gold prospectors' camp on a flight from Cuiaba to Alta Floresta (Brazilian Amazon). These prospectors use mercury in the mining process, which pollutes the environment and affects the health of the local...

A Howler monkey found dead

Image | 29 November, 2003 at 1:00

A Howler monkey found dead in a burnt down and deforestated area in the Porto de Moz region. Para state is responsible for 1/3 of the total Amazon deforestation and plays a leading role in both environmental abuse and human rights violation.

Amazon BR 163 Highway

Image | 21 August, 2005 at 1:00

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...

Man made fires to clear land for cattle or

Image | 27 August, 2008 at 1:00

Man made fires to clear land for cattle or crops. Sao Felix Do Xingu Municipality, Para, Brazil.

A young boy stands amongst the 772 white

Image | 11 February, 2006 at 0:00

A young boy stands amongst the 772 white crosses, each representing murdered rural workers and activists at a ceremony to mark the murder of Sister Dorothy one year ago.

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