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Updated: 9/28/2021
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  • Chico Mendez was born in Brazil. He and his family wroked in the forests to earn money by taking rubber from the trees.
  • Some parts of the Amazon Forest were burnt by the businessmen to build roads, stations.. Chico was determined and worked against them.
  • Chico spoke to the politicians to stop the businessmen who burnt the forest but Brazilian government didn't support him.
  • Chico was taken to prison because he didn't stop fighting for the forest.
  • In 1985, Chico went to the US to ask for support to save the Amazon Forest.
  • In 1988 Chico was murdered in front of his house. In spite of his death, his ideas were followed by many people.