O Fogão da Floresta (20 images)

O Fogão da Floresta / The cauldron of the Forest
Extraction of wood coal in Paragominas, northern Brazil. These families work there in a semi slavery situation, they don’t have any working conditions or any kind of infrastructure. They stay for years in these smoke filled cauldrons under unimaginable heat ( in the middle of a plundered forest plus hundreds of huge ovens) , with no (safety) equipment. Each day has its toll of accidents, diseases, especially for the children...
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