Beauty and destruction: the Amazon rainforest – in pictures




The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest, but in the last 40 years at least 20% of it has been destroyed. The Amazon basin covers nine countries in South America, with 60% of it in Brazil, and for a decade local photographer Rodrigo Baleia has documented the beauty and destruction of the region from above

All photographs by Rodrigo Baleia, words by

~ by SELVA-Vida Sin Fronteras on 30 January, 2017.

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