Decade of Destruction

Genres - Culture & Society, Nature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Environmental Science, Social History, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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"The Killing of Chico Mendes" explores the life and death of a rubber tapper who challenged rain-forest devastation. Mendes tried to establish national parks in the Amazon. Filmed by Adrian Cowell.

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activism, Amazon, deforestation, destruction, ecological-disaster, environmentalism, murder, political-leader, rainforest, union [association]