FIGHT FOR THE FOREST: CHICO MENDES IN HIS OWN WORDS. Additional material by Tony Gross
Cena, Francisco Alves Mendes Filho "Chico".
London: Latin American Bureau (Research and Action) Ltd., 1990. Third Printing viii; 96p., maps, photos, illus., glossary, wrps Used; Like New Paperback 09066156513 "Chico Mendes, (1944-1988) was a Brazilian rubber tapper, unionist and environmental activist. He fought to stop the burning and logging of the Amazon Rainforest to clear land for cattle ranching, and founded a national union of rubber tappers in an attempt to preserve their profession and the rainforest that it relied upon. He was murdered in 1988 by ranchers opposed to his activism". With period photos throughout (Item ID: 139985)