Fernanda Wenzel

RAINFOREST INVESTIGATIONS FELLOW — INTERCEPT BRASIL

Rainforest
Journalism Fund
Amazon

Fernanda Wenzel is a Brazilian journalist whose investigations have been published in The Intercept Brasil, Agência Pública, Repórter Brasil, Revista Piauí, Valor Econômico, Folha de São Paulo, CNN International, BBC Brasil, and Mongabay.

Her work includes a series of stories about the advance of livestock in the rainforest, investigations about the financiers of the beef industry, stories denouncing violations by large corporations against traditional communities, and BR Above All, a documentary about the construction of a road in one of the most preserved parts of the Amazon.

Wenzel is a 2011 graduate of the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul and a 2017 graduate of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

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