An illegal sawmill in the Brazilian Amazon is destroyed
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Amazon’s Awa tribe under threat from illegal logging

Justin Rowlatt joins the Brazilian environment agency in a raid on an illegal sawmill in the north-east of the country, where loggers and ranchers have converged on Amazonian forest reserves putting the indigenous hunter-gatherer Awa tribe under threat of extinction.

Watch the Newsnight film in full on Tuesday 27 May 2014 at 22:30 BST on BBC Two, and then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer.

  • 21 May 2014
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