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Sarah Shenker tells Brut about indigenous leader Paulo Paulino's life story

Paulo Paulino was shot dead on November 1 for trying to protect the Amazon Jungle in Brazil. Sarah Shenker from Survival International used to work with this indigenous leader who devoted his life to preserve the forest that he called home. She tells Brut about his life story.

11/06/2019 1:05 PM

23 comments

  • Guillermina P.
    12/31/2020 18:08

    Justicia basta de corripcion

  • Silas K.
    12/30/2020 08:24

    A worthy cause to die for, I think robots are a great way to monitor large areas of mother nature’s last sanctuaries.

  • Ursula A.
    12/30/2020 06:00

    Thank you for your service Guardians and Karma will be swift but true...

  • Ted W.
    12/29/2020 20:51

    LAW OF ONE will prevail

  • Julie K.
    12/29/2020 15:56

    Power and greed is the downfall of mankind.

  • Gulden L.
    12/29/2020 12:33

    😡😭🤮

  • Daniella T.
    12/29/2020 09:45

    💔

  • Patrick F.
    12/29/2020 09:36

    My country de dutch is also the bleam for that and probebly some more contry's .that's wy karma is knocking on the wolrd.

  • Darryl N.
    11/08/2019 14:58

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  • Survival I.
    11/07/2019 12:03

    Sarah has written about Paulino, their relationship, and his work. Please have a look: https://medium.com/@survivalinternational/my-friend-was-murdered-for-trying-to-save-the-amazon-6e70308f3f31

  • Lori S.
    11/07/2019 07:32

    Damned shame....

  • Zainab A.
    11/07/2019 07:01

    😭😡

  • Santiago M.
    11/07/2019 00:34

    Criminal Jair Bolsonaro disciple of ignorant clown Donald Trump continues destroying everything he touches

  • Billie O.
    11/06/2019 19:40

    Condolences to his family & friends. Thank you Sir for your service & sacrifice!

  • Jacqui C.
    11/06/2019 17:51

    Tragic a good soul..lost..R.I.P....

  • Gaye S.
    11/06/2019 17:00

    This world will not survive Jair Bolsonaro, Donald Trump & Boris Johnson and their ilk

  • Ezequiel G.
    11/06/2019 14:54

    R.I.P. those souls who fought with their lives for good causes, for what they believe is right. For the rest of us who still alive, even far away from the Amazon, it is great having empathy. Our words might support one side and our actions the other, which one do you think has a stronger impact? Should we consider how we contribute on our every day for this kind of things to happen? What we buy, where we buy, how much we buy. Let's think of supply and demand. We can make adjustments in our day to day, re-evaluate our culture and customs. The easiest way is saying... I am just one person, it's been like this for years, it won't change anything, but that statement will fall into pieces if we look back in history.

  • Tracey S.
    11/06/2019 14:48

    Such a tragic loss of human lives. So so sad that they were killed trying to defend their land. Sounds as though we haven't progressed at all. History is only repeating. Condolences to their family and colleagues.

  • Neal S.
    11/06/2019 14:30

    I was just looking and hearing about this guy l liked what he was saying that messed up sorry

  • Sue F.
    11/06/2019 14:20

    Its not meant to be like this... Im so sorry Paulo