Join us for an online talk by journalist Sue Branford at 6.30pm on Thursday 30th April 2020. Sue will discuss the social cost of our consumer electronics for the people and the environment in the Brazilian Amazon.
Sadly, Sue will also touch on the coronavirus pandemic, as the first case of Covid-19 among indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon was confirmed on 1st April.
Sue has reported on Brazil and Latin America for the Financial Times, The Economist, The Times, The Guardian, the BBC, the New Scientist, the Latin America Bureau and Mongabay over her career and has written several books.
What: The Social Cost of Our Flat Screen TVs: Bauxite Mining and Aluminium Production in the Brazilian Amazon
Online public talk by journalist and Latin America specialist Sue Branford, following her latest field trip to the Brazilian Amazon at the beginning of the year. Around 30-minute presentation followed by question and answer session.
Where: Online via Zoom video conferencing.
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When: 6.30pm BST Thursday 30 April 2020.
Also read Amazon Besieged, co-authored by Sue Branford and Mauricio Torres.
‘This is a fascinating, important and astonishing account of the battle to save the living world and the future prospects of humanity.’
George Monbiot, journalist, activist, and campaigner