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Where the waters are born
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Where the waters are born

Sunset at Gandarela’s mountains, where are born 60% of the headwaters which feed the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte, in Brazil. This mountains also hold the headwaters of Velhas River and Doce River, and the ironstone outcrops, wich harbor a rich biodiversity and a high endemism rate (animals and plants that cannot be found anywhere else in the world). Unfortunately, this region is also the target for several mining projects. What will happen to the 5 million people who rely upon these waters to survive?

TAGS: Brazil, Water

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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© Augusto Gomes.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2017
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 23, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 50D
Focal Length: 65mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f9
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PHOTO LOCATION Rio Acima, Brazil