Reports made in the Amazon, especially in the southeastern state of Pará since 2008.

Anapu agro-livestock exhibition park, state of Pará, on the banks of the Trans-Amazonian highway that cuts the city in half. Anapu is one of the places with many conflicts over land and where there have been several murders of activists, including missionary Dorothy Stang.

Group of cowboys that belong to the same farm during the ride in Paragominas, state of Para.

Cowboy parade during the ride in Paragominas, state of Para.

Horseback riding in the city of Filadelfia, State of Tocantis.

Sound cars during the cavalcade parties in the city of Filadelfia, State of Tocantis.

Improvised dance at a gas station during the horseback riding festivities in the city of Filadelfia, State of Tocantis.

Women collect aluminum cans for recycling during the horseback riding festivities in the city of Filadelfia, State of Tocantis. Despite lucrative illegal activities such as logging and gold mining, a significant part of the populations in this region lives in poverty.

Feast of São João in Parauapebas, State of Para.

Rodeo Texas entertainment team. Rodovia PA 279. Tucumã, State of Para.

Texas Rodeo cowgirls. Tucumã.

Prostitutes. Trans-Amazon Highway. Maraba, State of Para.

Bar on the PA 324 highway. Nova Timboteua, State of Para.

Raft on the BR 163 highway in the state of Mato Grosso is a warehouse for truckers who come and go from the north transporting grain.

Sons of truckers play in an improvised playground in Jangada on the BR 163 highway, state of Mato Grosso. Jangada is a warehouse for truckers who come and go from the north transporting grain.

Presentation of the circus Mambembe "Yury", at Km 17, on the banks of the BR 135 highway, which serves as a path for truck drivers heading to the Amazon region. Codó, State of Maranhão.

Texas Rodeo presentation with flames depicting the Christian cross and cowboys' devotion to God. Highway PA 279. Tucumã, state of Pará.

Truck drivers await help after falling with a truck loaded with soybeans near the port of Itaituba. Trans-Amazon Highway, Itaiatuba, State of Pará.

Soy truck overturned on the MT 358 highway, Tangará da Serra, state of Mato Grosso.

Trucks stuck in the mud on the Trans-Amazon highway. Rurópolis, state of Pará.

A woman prepares dinner for her truck driver husband on the MT 253 highway in Sapezal, state of Mato Grosso. Resting place for truckers who transport soy and corn in the Amazon region.

The BR 163 highway is one of the main roads in the transportation of grains between the Amazon region and southern Brazil. Lucas do Rio Verde, state of Mato Grosso.

Truck drivers signal an accident on the GO 118 São João da Aliança highway, in the state of Goiás. This highway is used for the grain transport that connect the north (the Amazon), to the grain exporting ports in southern Brazil.

Mechanics make truck repairs on the banks of the BR 135 highway, which serves as a path for truck drivers heading to the Amazon region. Codó, State of Maranhão.

Environmental policemen and inspectors seize illegal wood during the night on the Trans-Amazon highway. One of the seized logs would be approximately 500 years old.

Lady observes the movement of the BR135 highway. In the background, wooden logs represent the murdered peasants. On April 17, 1996, nineteen landless rural workers were killed by military police in the episode that became known worldwide as the Eldorado dos Carajás Massacre in southeastern Pará. Since then, more than 300 rural workers and activists have been murdered in the state of Pará.

The PA 287 highway in Redenção, state of Pará.

Helenira Resende Camp of the MST (Landless Movement) in Eldorado dos Carajás, PA 150 highway, state of Pará.

Helenira Resende Camp of the MST (Landless Movement) in Eldorado dos Carajás, PA 150 highway, state of Pará.

Alexandre Rodrigues Santos, director of the Virola / Jatobá Association and Rafael Costa Mileó, technical responsible for the legal reserve management area, place an area warning sign under environmental protection. Forest management area of the project created by missionary Dorothy Stang a few days after being attacked by illegal loggers. Anapu, state of Pará.

The environmental inspection team removes an obstacle left by illegal loggers on the side of the Trans-Amazonian highway. Pacajá, State of Pará.

Fishers on a Sunday morning on the banks of the BR 163 highway. Terra Nova do Norte, state of Mato Grosso.

The ferry crossing the Xingu River on the Trans-Amazonian highway. Belo Monte, state of Pará.

Signs of dust and smoke from burning on highway PA 160. Canaã dos Carajás, state of Pará.

Trans-Amazonian Highway. Novo Repartimento, state of Pará.

Transporting timber. Trans-Amazonian Highway. Pacajá, state of Pará.

The burning season. Canaã dos Carajas, state of Pará.

The bovine herd in the Legal Amazon jumped from 37 million head in 1995, which was equivalent to 23% of Brazil's total, to 85 million in 2016 - about 40%. "Livestock for cattle breeding is the activity that most contributes to deforestation in the Amazon, occupying 65% of the deforested area", says the recent study by Imazon (Institute of Man and Environment of the Amazon). Tucumã, State of Pará.

Boy runs along the access road to Pontal village, about 100km away from the main highway, the Trans-Amazonian. Pacaja, state of Pará.

Prostitutes. Trans-Amazon Highway. Maraba, State of Para.