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Lorenzo Morales

Lorenzo Morales is a freelance journalist, a journalism teacher, and a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantee. Since 2009, he has covered environment-related news, such as water access and his country’s recent mining boom.

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Mighty agro-lobby threatens reforestation of Amazon


The most dramatic way to see the extent of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is from the air - Eduardo Martino | Panos Pictures

Brazil has dramatically slowed down the rate of Amazon deforestation in the past six years. But restoring the swathes of rainforest is another huge challenge – and one that is meeting powerful political opposition.