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The Coronary heart of Brazil – A Struggle for the Rainforest | Highlights | DW

The Brazilian authorities’s failure to guard the Amazon forest is forcing the Munduruku indigenous folks to take motion in opposition to land grabs and unlawful logging – and attempt to save the rain forest on their very own.

DW Global 3000 l Brasilien / Goldgräber / BR

In an unprecedented motion led by Chief Juarez Noticed Munduruku, for the final six years indigenous folks have been preventing the theft and destruction of their forest house. 

Dokumentation | Das Herz Brasiliens- Kampf um den Regenwald

Since 1970, 20% of the Brazilian Amazon has been deforested. Logging and forest fires are threatening an extra 20%. Scientists say that at 40% deforestation, we are going to attain the purpose of no return. The forest will likely be misplaced without end, changed by savannahs – and the environmental penalties will likely be catastrophic.

The Amazon is usually often known as ‘the lungs of the planet,’ producing 6% of the world’s oxygen. It’s no secret that the rainforest has been dropping a dramatic struggle in opposition to an array of threats, inspired by capitalism, consumerism and greed – each authorized and unlawful.

Dokumentation | Das Herz Brasiliens- Kampf um den Regenwald

In right this moment‘s Brazil, some 600,000 sq. kilometers of land – an space in regards to the measurement of France — are farmed by farmers who don’t formally personal it. The army dictatorship (1964-1985) inspired them to choose state-owned land, however the farmers by no means turned authorized house owners. In consequence, speculators now seize the areas, clear the forests, then resell the plots with solid title deeds. This land seize, often known as “grilagem” in Portuguese, has led to uncontrolled forest clearing and fierce conflicts.

Dokumentation | Das Herz Brasiliens- Kampf um den Regenwald

The documentary was shot from 2014 to 2020, below three completely different Brazilian governments. It gives deep insights into the drama of the unlawful occupation of state land and forest areas by organized crime teams. A number of indigenous peoples have united below Juarez Noticed Munduruku, chief of the Munduruku folks, in a last-ditch bid to save lots of the planet’s most essential forest.

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