There's Something Strange in the Air


The podcast “Faroeste carbono” tells the story of how Carbonext, one of the largest carbon offset companies in Brazil, convinced quilombola communities in the state of Para in the Brazilian Amazon to sign a contract that restricts their autonomy and food production. Community members talk about the unfulfilled promises of carbon money and how the project is dividing people.

Access the Prato Cheio - O Joio e o Trigo podcast here and read the story in Portuguese here.