Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Fruit-of-Brazilian-Nut-Tree-27MZIFLPG7TP.htmlConceptually similarFruit of Brazilian Nut TreeGP0IFKCompleted★★★★Brazillian Nut TreeGP0RDMCompleted★★★★Brazilian Nuts in Mato GrossoGP01255Completed★★★★Brazilian Nut Tree in Mato GrossoGP016GZCompleted★★★★Brazilian Nut Tree in Mato GrossoGP0B9TCompleted★★★★Para Nuts in Rainforest in BrazilGP02NSFCompleted★★★★Cattle Farming in BrazilGP036B4Completed★★★★★★Forest Crime Banner in AmazonGP03CVCompleted★★★★Amazon Deforestation in BrazilGP017U2Completed★★★★View AllGP01328Fruit of Brazilian Nut TreeNilson collects the fruit of the castanheira (Brazilian Nut Tree) that he sells as a way of living. He is a member of the MST Movimiento Sem Terra (workers without land). He has to pay between 10 and 30% of what he makes to the fazendeiros who own the land where the trees grow. If he doesn't collect the fruits nobody will, but he still has to pay to access the land. Greenpeace document a number of areas in the Amazon, looking at people, natural wildlife and the impact that the soya industry is having on the rainforest landscape.Locations:Brazil-Mato Grosso-Near ItaubaDate:24 Feb, 2006Credit:© Greenpeace / Daniel BeltráMaximum size:3504px X 2336pxRestrictions:Images of indigenous people in Brazil must not be used for fundraising purposes or given to third parties. This image can only be used in Greenpeace forest campaign materials (reports, leaflets, brochures, etc), or other general Greenpeace materials as long as they do not include a fundraising appeal. For further clarification, contact Greenpeace International Image Library.Keywords:Close ups-Day-Food-Forests (campaign title)-Fruits-Hands-High angle view-Indigenous People-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Nuts (fruit)-Outdoors-Plants-RainforestsShoot:Amazon Deforestation Documentation in BrazilGreenpeace document a number of geographical locations in the Amazon, looking at the impacts of deforestation on various aspects of forest life. They look at people, natural wildlife and the landscape which has drastically altered as huge areas are cleared to meet agricultural demand. Soya plantations are the leading cause of deforestation in the region.