Madre de Dios

The Amazon jungle of Madre de Dios is fighting to survive. Corrupt authorities, rogue gold miners and illegal loggers are stripping the ancient forest and poisoning the soil. Native communities that for centuries have been the fierce guardians of the jungle are succumbing to the financial lures of jungleĀ“s new industries and playing a part in its destruction.

Film photography. Color slide. 35 mm.