Saving the Amazon: The fight to preserve the world's largest tropical rainforest | Four Corners



The Amazon plays a vital part in regulating the planet’s temperature. And yet, in the last year, forest destruction in the Brazilian Amazon soared by 85 per cent.

Protected trees cut down illegally are destined for common building supplies like decking and doors. Cleared land is then used to house cattle being farmed to meet the global demand for meat.

With huge profits to be made, the Amazon is a dangerous place to ask questions. Despite the threat, the Amazonian tribes want the world to hear their message.

Let Four Corners take you on an epic journey through the Brazilian Amazon to investigate.

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15 comments

  1. Im a Geologist A SCIENTIST 👼🏻 AHHH bow down,& the actual science talks about millinial scale climate oscillations, where the 🌍 had 15 times the CO2 than now, which cannot be done by humans..& the earth was more green, animals/insects were bigger. CO2 is good, not even a big greenhouse gas.

  2. Gigante pela própria natureza
    És belo, és forte, impávido colosso
    E o teu futuro espelha essa grandeza🎶 💚 🌱 🇧🇷

    Gigante por naturaleza
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    Giant by nature
    You are beautiful, you are strong, undaunted colossus
    And your future mirrors that greatness🎶 💚 🌱 🇧🇷.

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  3. Tudo que a esquerda toca ela destrói mata e aniquila a paz social ideologia de satanás tem q ser combatida do mundo na china só traz doenças e escravidão ..em Cuba prisão e desalento, na Venezuela fome e morte.

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