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In Brazil’s Sooretama, a piece of the Amazon thrives in the Atlantic Forest; Leonardo Mercon; Monga Bay

The forests of the Mata do Tabuleiro region in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo were once listed among Earth’s most biodiverse regions. But much of this richness has been lost due to human occupation, river pollution, and unchecked deforestation. What were once stretches of exuberant vegetation reaching as far as the eye could see have now been reduced to a few fragments, home to Sooretama Biological Reserve.

Source: In Brazil’s Sooretama, a piece of the Amazon thrives in the Atlantic Forest