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Antonio mourns the loss of fish in Brazil's Rio Doce due to a mining dam break

„Before the dam break we lived. Today we vegetate“, says Antonio, who lost his profession as a fisherman due to a devastating dam break. For five years his boat has seen no water. The mining company denies him and his family proper compensation.

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Date Taken: 06.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Copyright: © Thomas Byczkowski