Grassroots International is supporting our partner The Social Network for Justice and Human Rights (Rede Social) and our allies like GRAIN in a global campaign to stop violent and illegal land grabs at their source: the massive financial investments of pension funds and college endowments.
PARADISE, POISONED AND STOLEN
The Cerrado of Brazil is the most biodiverse savannah on Earth; its mosaic of high plateaus and lowlands hold 5% of the planet’s species. Over 10,000 species of plants, including 4,000 found nowhere else in the world, cover this region south of the Amazon. It’s big too. It makes up more than one-fifth of Brazil’s entire landmass.