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Living Planet: Brazil's indigenous women defend their forest

Since Jair Bolsonaro took office at the start of 2019, deforestation in the Amazon has jumped by 67%. Not far from the edge of the world's largest tropical rainforest sits the Xingu indigenous territory, home to immense biodiversity thanks to its well-preserved forest. But in the surrounding area, cropland is creeping closer.

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