Modern-day Slavery in Brazil
The view from the inside of a furnace used to make charcoal with Amazonian trees. A group of such furnaces is called a "carvoaria" and although they're not always illegal, more often than not, they are. Furnaces such as this are built in farms where deforestation takes place; the trees are burned to make charcoal to be illegally consumed by the pig iron producers nearby. The cleared land then gets used for cattle and soybean production. Slave labour is often used in all phases of this lucrative production process.