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On Rio Beachfront, Singing Protesters March in Defense of the Amazon 

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of singing protesters met yesterday in Ipanema. The march was to protest the ongoing fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest.

The protest, organized by the environmental conservation organization #342 Amazonia, marched along the city’s beachfront. The march started in Ipanema and moved along the iconic Avenida Vieira Souto to Leblon.

Among the protesters, many well-known faces were seen: Pulitzer prize-winning US journalist Glenn Greenwald, his partner congressman David Maranda, and congressman Alessandro Molon. The famous Brazilian actors: Sérgio Marone, Maria Paula, and Aline Moraes were marching, wearing t-shirts and holding signs . . .

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