Uruará voted for Brazil’s rightwing president hoping for a more relaxed approach to illegal logging, but enforcement agencies are cracking down
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Emboldened by President Bolsonaro, landless people are settling in environmental reserves and indigenous territories
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Illegal settlements are springing up on indigenous territories in the Brazilian Amazon, driving deforestation
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Emboldened by a promised amnesty on land seizures, cattle ranchers are felling brazil nut trees, edging out families who have harvested them for generations
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