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Solar panels shine in darkest Amazon, the 'last frontier'

Ituxi Extractive Reserve, Brazil (AFP) Oct 11, 2017

In the darkest reaches of Brazil’s Amazon, solar panels are bringing light – and could help save the rainforest.

Aurelio Souza is working to install solar panels in villages along the remote Purus and Ituxi rivers in the western Amazonas state.

“The Amazon is the last big frontier for electricity in the country,” says the consultant for a joint program of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) a

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