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Leonardo Werá Tupa

June 20, 2011

Photo: Conversations with the Earth/Nicolas Villaume

Designated a “biodiversity hot-spot” by the United Nations, the Atlantic Forest of Brazil has a diversity of plants and animals comparable to the Amazon’s. But after centuries of development, just 7 percent of the original forest remains. The Guaraqueçaba forest is home to some ten thousand people, including indigenous Guarani like Leonardo Werá Tupa (pictured here).

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