At the meeting point of the Rio Negro and the Amazon lies Manaus, capital of Brazil’s Amazonas state, people are connecting younger generations with their roots to help counter the alienation they feel in the modern world.
Brazil’s semi-arid region has dry-forests with immense biodiversity, but suffers from water scarcity, making it a hostile climate, long associated with environmental degradation, extreme poverty, drought and predatory landowning elites.
The People’s Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival was announced in an open-letter. Read it here in English, Español & Français.
Jennifer Morgan and Kumi Naidoo•13 min read
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