Rainforest Destruction In The Amazon

Activists from Greenpeace Brazil successfully prevented a shipment of 'pig iron' bound for the USA from leaving the Amazon.  Greenpeace Brazil commissioned and on board Rainbow Warrior photographer Marizilda Cruppe captures the activists hanging from the 'Clipper Hope's' anchor chain while unfurling banners. 

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A truck loaded with wood in the municipality of Tucurui. A region with many charcoal camps that use Amazon timber to make the wood charcoal that fuels pig iron blast furnaces.10/31/2011

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