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Paraguayan Cowboys and Deforestation

Can the Chaco region survive

Paraguayan gaucho, northern Chaco ©Richard Bailey

I love Paraguay and I love its people, but it has a problem.

We tend to look at Brazil and the terrible decimation of the Amazon rainforest, especially under the current President Jair Bolsonaro, but its neighbour Paraguay can also lay claim to one of the highest rates of forest loss in the world.

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Richard Bailey

Richard Bailey

Photographer, curator, writer, parent. Lover of life.