Amazon forest sees new alliance emerge

Amazon forest sees new alliance emerge
 

"With his device, this young lad is so quick in finding the way through the forest," says an amazed Francisco Firmino da Silva as he observes 17-year-old Nelison Saw Munduruku using a GPS receiver.
Nelison is a member of the Munduruku indigenous group and he is using GPS to make sure the inhabitants of the hamlet of Mangabal mark out their land accurately.
Mr Silva is an old and highly respected inhabitant of Mangabal, which is located along the Tapajos river in the Amazon.
What is remarkable is that Nelison is helping the Munduruku's traditional enemies: the non-indigenous... read more

 
19 December 2017 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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