A man walking away from a flooded area during an heavy rain in the Cidade de Deus, one of Manaus's most violent neighborhoods.
The port of Manaus, 2017.
A burning field in southern Pará state set on fire by landless peasants in order to occupy it. Disputes over land have grown drastically in recent years across the Amazon. According to Amnesty International more than 271 rural workers and leaders have been killed in Pará alone since 1996.
A cattle ranch in the Marabá municipaly, southern Pará state. Cattle ranching is now the biggest cause of deforestation in the Amazon, and nearly 80 per cent of deforested areas in Brazil are now used for pasture, fueling also the fight over the land between cattle ranchers and landless peasants. According to Amnesty International Pará is the Brazilian state where the land conflict is most violent.
A boy taking a bath in the Tocantins River, a tributary of the Amazon River in the state of Pará. Marabá, Brazil, 2016.