Brazil - Fighting for the Rainforest
Brasilien - Die Wächter des Regenwalds
Less than a year since the election of right-wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro as President, an atmosphere of fear and disillusionment pervades Brazil. Bolsonaro wanted to make Brazil safer and create jobs, but the promised economic upturn has failed to materialise and crime is on the rise. The forecasts of the environmentalists are bleak: deforestation of the Amazon rainforests is growing at an alarming rate, not only endangering the survival of indigenous people but also impacting directly on climate change worldwide.