Clear cutting the rainforest is having MURDEROUS consequences. On May 24, the dead bodies of rainforest activist Jose Caludio Riberio da Sliva (who had predicted his death six months earlier at an environmental conference) and his wife, Maria do Espírito Santo were found next in a rural town in Brazil. Da Silva’s ear had been cut off, probably taken as a trophy taken by the killers as proof their mission had been accomplished (so they could get paid by whoever ordered the killings).
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