Magazine

Aug 25, 2017

The small town of Apui sits at the new frontline of Brazil's fight against advancing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, where vast forest fires belch jet black smoke visible for miles and loggers denude the jungle.

Battling deforestation in the Amazon
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A coach drives along the Transamazon Highway as it passes through deforested and burnt land during "Operation Green Wave" conducted by agents of the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, or Ibama, to combat illegal logging in Apui, in the southern region of the state of Amazonas, Brazil, August 4, 2017. BRUNO KELLY/REUTERS

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