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 ...

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