• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Mendes, Chico (1944–1988)

Chico Mendes is the abbreviated name of Francisco Alves Mendes, Jr., a labor activist and conservationist from the Amazon region's landlocked state of Acre, Brazil. Mendes defended the interests of the forest and of the seringueiros—rubber tree tappers, calling ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles