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During his life, Mendes fought for the rights of rubber tappers in his native Acre, Brazil, and for the protection of the Amazon forests on which their livelihoods depended. Mendes’ struggle led to profound change in his country, not least of which was the recognition of property rights of forest peoples over their resources, setting the stage for more environmentally sustainable management of Acre’s forests.

It’s impossible to talk about forests in Acre, Brazil, without mentioning the state’s home-grown hero: rubber-tapper, union-leader and Amazo.

Chico Mendes, Conservationist and Activist. The 12 Environmentalists Everyone Should Know.

The 12 Environmentalists Everyone Should Know

Environmentalists have had a big impact on our lives, but most people can't name one famous environmentalist.

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Brazil's Yawalapiti tribe take part in a ritual to honour the dead

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