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IBAMA anti-deforestation operation Amazon_nr0001.jpg
Operation of The Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA), the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment's administrative arm, with support of a Brazilian Air Force helicopter. IBAMA works to keep the forest from loggers, farming, agricultural farm grazing and anything that would threaten the Amazon. Timber rafting, method of transporting felled tree trunks by tying them together to make rafts, which are then pulled downriver – it a a kind of log driving, the moving of tree trunks from forest to sawmill downstream using the current of the river, logging, Amazon rainforest deforestation, Brazil.