During the dry season each year, the National Park of Chapada Diamantina in north-east Brazil faces the same problem: bushfires. In 2008 history repeated itself, but to a greater extent than ever before. Between September and November, more than 75.000 hectares of the Chapada Diamantina National Park (over 50% of the region) had burnt to dust, along with rare species of plants and local wildlife. Only 10% of the park remained totally unscathed.  Heróis do Cerrado presents some shocking but also aesthetically beautiful images of this ecological disaster.

During the dry season each year, the National Park of Chapada Diamantina in north-east Brazil faces the same problem: bushfires. In 2008 history repeated itself, but to a greater extent than ever before. Between September and November, more than 75.000 hectares of the Chapada Diamantina National Park (over 50% of the region) had burnt to dust, along with rare species of plants and local wildlife. Only 10% of the park remained totally unscathed.

Heróis do Cerrado presents some shocking but also aesthetically beautiful images of this ecological disaster.

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 During the dry season each year, the National Park of Chapada Diamantina in north-east Brazil faces the same problem: bushfires. In 2008 history repeated itself, but to a greater extent than ever before. Between September and November, more than 75.000 hectares of the Chapada Diamantina National Park (over 50% of the region) had burnt to dust, along with rare species of plants and local wildlife. Only 10% of the park remained totally unscathed.  Heróis do Cerrado presents some shocking but also aesthetically beautiful images of this ecological disaster.
BRAL_Ensaio003.jpg
BRAL_Ensaio016.jpg
BRAL_Ensaio002.jpg
BRAL_Ensaio004.jpg
IMG_1994 Resized.jpg
IMG_2324 Resized.jpg
b112 Resized.jpg
b28 Resized.jpg
b15 Resized.jpg
b113 Resized.jpg
IMG_2688 Resized.jpg
BRAL_Ensaio018.jpg
BRAL_Ensaio014.jpg
b51 Resized.jpg
b60 Resized.jpg
BRAL_Ensaio019.jpg
BRAL_Ensaio013.jpg
b55 Resized.jpg

During the dry season each year, the National Park of Chapada Diamantina in north-east Brazil faces the same problem: bushfires. In 2008 history repeated itself, but to a greater extent than ever before. Between September and November, more than 75.000 hectares of the Chapada Diamantina National Park (over 50% of the region) had burnt to dust, along with rare species of plants and local wildlife. Only 10% of the park remained totally unscathed.

Heróis do Cerrado presents some shocking but also aesthetically beautiful images of this ecological disaster.

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