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Tailings dam at an iron-ore mine in Itatiaiuçu, Minas Gerais, Brazil. PHOTOGRAPHER: JÚLIA PONTÉS FOR BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK

on Bloomberg Businessweek: Deadly Dam Collapse Could Force the Mining Industry to Change
júlia pontés
Feb 22, 2019
Thank you Bloomberg Businessweek for spreading the word on the risks involving tailing dam's in Brazil, and for choosing aerial my images to show different dams throughout the State of Minas Gerais.

Thank you Planetary Health Alliance for recognizing my project on the social and environmental devastation caused by mining in my hometown State of Minais Gerais in Brazil.

And thank you to Visura for the incredible support to my work. With your help, this project has been reaching a very important audience, allowing more than 5 million people, that are affected by mining in Brazil, to have their voices heard.
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Júlia Pontés

Júlia Pontés (b.1983 - Minas Gerais, Brazil) - Based in Sao Paulo, New York, and Buenos Aires. She is a skilled drone pilot, aerial photographer, photographic printer and her photographic knowledge range from Large Format Film photography to advanced Photoshop skills.
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