The Amazon, the most important natural reserve on the planet. José Faustino, with a yellow shirt and his teeth stained with tobacco, arrived 35 years ago from Curitiba. Faustino says that in a few years everything has changed so much that a foreigner could not even imagine it. There were jungle and Indians! . But now all that remains are Brazil nuts, some protected trees, to remember that this was once a huge green blanket. The phenomenon has a name. It is Amazonian deforestation. It starts in the east in Belem and reaches the state of Acre, on the border with Peru. A surface equal to the distance between Madrid and Moscow and whose width reaches a thousand kilometers.
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