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Video: Gone Today, Here Tomorrow – How One Brazilian City Is Rescuing the Amazon

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Protecting the Amazon makes sense for the economy as well as the environment, this short documentary shows. Americas Quarterly magazine traveled to Paragominas, in the Brazilian state of Pará, to show how a policy of zero deforestation can work in practice.

The latest issue of Americas Quarterly explores how to balance conservation and economic growth in the world's largest rain forest.