Amazônia: life and death in the Brazilian rainforest | Amazon rainforest | The Guardian

In the middle of the great rainforest, entire cities have arisen and keep expanding without control. They are the gateway to modernity into the region, but also the symbol of its gradual destruction. The suburbs are growing fast, in a total absence of sewerage and public services, killing the forest. The concept of preservation should start right here. In order to preserve the Amazon ecosystem, should we not start looking for a sustainable model for its cities?

Source: Amazônia: life and death in the Brazilian rainforest | Amazon rainforest | The Guardian