In the Amazon, Sebastião Salgado looked on, frightened, as mankind sawed off the branch of life. “My pictures let nature talk to me,” he says. Back in his country after 11 years of absence, the Brazilian photographer discovered how his country had changed in the meantime. This slideshow, a tribute to his work in the Amazon forest and the communities who live there together in harmony, is taken from his project Genesis, produced in partnership with Paris Match.
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