The life and legacy of Chico Mendes

BBC News, December 22, 2008, by Sue Branford

"Twenty years ago Amazon environmentalist Chico Mendes was shot dead in front of his home in the remote Brazilian state of Acre. He had campaigned for years to stop the slashing and burning of the rainforest.

Brazil specialist Sue Branford, who met him, reflects on his life and legacy..."

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commented 2013-12-25 03:11:11 -0500
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