Marcio Pimenta

Freelancer photographer. Contributor at National Geographic, The Guardian, Rolling Stone.
     
Location: Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Nationality: Brazilian
Biography: 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... read on
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Devastated Amazon
marcio pimenta
Jul 21, 2019
In the last three weeks I have been traveling through the Amazon in part of the Brazilian territory. This trip is part of my project "Stress Nexus", which aims to document the relationship of man to geographic space.

One of the photos I took was published by actor Leonardo DiCaprio in his personal account on Instagram. The image and subtitle show that deforestation in Brazil is accelerating. The new far-right government of Jair Bolsonaro, has no environmental protection policy.

"Stress Nexus" is a project in progress. Thanks to actor Leonardo DiCaprio for sharing this image and helping to raise public awareness about this serious problem for the planet.

 Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram: “#Regram #RG @everydayclimatechange: Photo by Marcio Pimenta @marpimenta for @everydayclimatechange . Amazon, Brazil 🇧🇷 . Yesterday I flew…”
330.3k Likes, 4,247 Comments - Leonardo DiCaprio (@leonardodicaprio) on Instagram: “#Regram #RG @everydayclimatechange: Photo by Marcio Pimenta @marpimenta for @everydayclimatechange…”
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