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MagazineMay 19, 2017
Deep beneath the waters of the Atlantic off Brazil's most northern coast, French major Total SA is hunting for what it hopes will be Latin America's next big oil discovery, but environmentalists fear the project may damage a nearby thriving reef system, more than 1,000 kilometers long and possibly home to new marine species.
Isabel Fortes, 65, an indigenous woman from the Karipuna tribe, prepares manioc flour on the banks of Oiapoque River on the coast of Amapa state, near Oiapoque city, northern Brazil, April 4, 2017. RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS