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The Amazon tribe protecting the forest with bows, arrows, GPS and camera traps

theguardian.com
in Current Events Environmentalism Politics & Society 322 views

With bows, arrows, GPS trackers and camera traps, an indigenous community in northern Brazil is fighting to achieve what the government has long failed to do: halt illegal logging in their corner of the Amazon. The Ka’apor – a tribe of about 2,200 people in Maranhão state – have organised a militia of “forest guardians” who follow a strategy of nature conservation through aggressive confrontation. Continue Reading

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