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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New work on The Wall Street Journal 'The Rush of Bodysurfing in Rio: A Traveler’s Guide'
marcio pimenta
Feb 11, 2019

  I'm pleased to share my latest work for The Wall Street Journal:
 The Rush of Bodysurfing in Rio: A Traveler’s Guide
The steeliest surfers in Rio de Janeiro forgo the board. To follow suit, don a pair of fins and jump in head first.
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Deforestation. Amazon featured on ZEIT

By Marcio Pimenta — My last work about deforestation in Amazon rainforest was featured on ZEIT. Marcio Pimenta | Photographer, Tear Sheets Editorial work by..
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Photojournalism of the Year

By Marcio Pimenta — I’m so happy to be on the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting list “Photojournalism of the Year”, 2019.   Working on the..
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#AmazonFires 2

By Marcio Pimenta — The traditional French magazine Society has published on its cover a photo of my work on the Amazon fires. "In the heart of the Amazon" is..
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"Stress Nexus" is featured in CNN's discussion on climate change with Democratic presidential candidates.

By Marcio Pimenta — CNN will host a discussion of the climate crisis on September 4 with 10 Democratic candidates for the US presidential race. To promote the event,..
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#AmazonFires

By Marcio Pimenta — Tha Amazon rainforest in fire. My latest work about climate change. For El País Brazil with support by the Rainforest Journalist Fund, in..
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Devastated Amazon

By Marcio Pimenta — 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..
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Rosângela, one of the children kidnapped by military families in the dictatorship

By Marcio Pimenta — Brazil is experiencing a delicate moment and sees its democracy being threatened by a far-right government. The newspaper El País..
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Leonardo DiCaprio highlights in his Instagram my project on climate change, "Stress Nexus"

By Marcio Pimenta — Actor Leonardo DiCaprio highlights in his Instagram my project on climate change, "Stress Nexus".     Leonardo DiCaprio on..
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First Autonomous Nation in the Amazon, Wampis Face Climate Change

By Marcio Pimenta — My latest work about climate change, in Peru, Amazonas was featured in National Geographic . Thanks in particular to the Pulitzer Center for their..
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