Brazil's Kayapo people battle to protect their rainforest

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About 60 percent of the Amazon rainforest is located on Brazilian territory. An irreplaceable source of biodiversity and essential global climate regulator, many fear the forest is under threat from a loosening of environmental protections under Brazil's new rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro. Andres Schipani reports from an Amazon village where the Kayapo people have safeguarded the forest for generations. Read Andres's story here

Contributors: Josh Noble, weekend news editor and Andres Schipani, Brazil correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon

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