Slash and Burn. Farmers in north east Brazil clearing land to grow crops. Once the native forest has been cleared for this purpose, it is never given the chance to grow back. The situation in north east Brazil is particularly acute with vast swathes of land completely denuded of trees.<br />
<br />
North East Brazil

Slash and Burn

1 of 1

Slash and Burn. Farmers in north east Brazil clearing land to grow crops. Once the native forest has been cleared for this purpose, it is never given the chance to grow back. The situation in north east Brazil is particularly acute with vast swathes of land completely denuded of trees.

North East Brazil

Copyright Marcus Perkins


Keywords:
Brazil
slash and burn
farmers
deforestation