Marcio Pimenta is a freelance photographer and journalist based in the South of Brazil. His work was featured in National Geographic, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal and El País. He has received numerous awards for his...
Focus:Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Writer, Travel, Environment, Documentary, Photography, Freelance, Civil Rights and Social Inequality, Humanitarian, Impact, Assignments, Conservationist
Amazon deforestation. Castanha-do-Brasil (Bertholletia excelsa) in a logging process. Brazil's vision of economic development under the far-right government has reversed the thinking of economic, social and environmental development to a period where social welfare was believed to be associated with environmental destruction. In 2019 Brazil reached the highest level of deforestation of the decade, contrary to international agreements and putting common development goals at risk.
Deforestation. Amazon featured on ZEIT
Dec 5, 2019
My last work about deforestation in Amazon rainforest was featured on ZEIT.