The renaissance of the rainforest

Much of Brazil's national wealth comes from mining, as do its big environmental challenges. Peter Whitbread-Abrutat looks at the work under way to reforest two aluminium mining sites, promote biodiversity and benefit communities.

An aerial view of the rainforest and the Amazon upstream of the Brazilian city, Santarem. Credit: Wardell Armstrong International
An aerial view of the rainforest and the Amazon upstream of the Brazilian city, Santarem. Credit: Wardell Armstrong International

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