Articles by: Pedro Marin

The Wide Role Brazil’s Military Has Played in the Destruction of the Amazon

The Wide Role Brazil’s Military Has Played in the Destruction of the Amazon

In the Brazilian Amazon, as deforestation reaches record levels and rivers are increasingly polluted, the illegal gold mining contributing to these problems continues largely unabated. The response of the government has been to increase military action to curb environmental crimes in Brazil. Far from achieving this purpose, however, the military intervention has only led to tragedies in the region, directly or indirectly. A source from[Read More…]

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