Part of the Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia series. Covers the history of the Xingu – indigenous culture and habits – as well as the threats posed by invaders – forest fires and climate change
SourceFolha de S.Paulo
Sebastião Salgado na Amazônia, p.8 and 9
Residents of traditional communities in the Brazilian Amazon municipality of Barcarena, near the mouth of the Amazon River, say that their subsistence and commercial livelihoods, and their health, have been destroyed by an invasion of mining companies which began in the mid-1980’s. This story is the fifth in a series.
Plans to build a massive EHV 230 kV power line 225 kms long from Óbidos in Pará state across the Amazon river to Parintins...