Rio+20, Xavante aboard Rainbow Warrior

Greenpeace will focus at the Rio+20 Earth Summit on ending the Wild West exploitation of our High Seas, on achieving a zero deforestation law in Brazil. The Xavante indigenous peoples from Marãiwatsédé make a strong presence on the Rainbow Warrior as they take a tour of the ship during the Rio+20 Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Greenpeace will focus at the Rio+20 Earth Summit on ending the Wild West exploitation of our High Seas, on achieving a zero deforestation law in Brazil.

Photos by Marizila Cruppe for Greenpeace.

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Xavante indigenous peoples from Marãiwatsédé, located in Mato Grosso state, with Paulo Adário, Greenpeace Amazon campaign director visit the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior ship, moored in Mauá Pier, in Rio de Janeiro. The vessel serves as a platform for the group to remember the promise, made from Eco 92, that invaders would be taken from their territory. Greenpeace will focus at the Rio+20 Earth Summit on ending the Wild West exploitation of our High Seas, on achieving a zero deforestation law in Brazil. 06/19/2012

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