Green Warriors: Paraguay’s Poisoned Fields

Since 2001, five million hectares of forests have been destroyed in Paraguay to make way for soybean plantations. Soy fields now surround many villages and their residents are being poisoned by pesticides. In 2014, Adela, 6 months old, and Adélaïde, 3 years old, both died within a few hours, after being exposed to pesticide spreadings. Working with scientists, the Green Warriors team investigates the genetic damage to children exposed to these pesticides.

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  • Year: 2019
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Premières Lignes
  • Director: Martin Boudot
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France



  • German Conservation and Sustainability Film Award Special Mention (Naturvision Film Festival 2020 , Germany), 3rd Prize in the category Best European TV Investigation of the Year 2019 (Prix Europa, Germany), Sony Impact Award for Current Affairs (Rory Peck Awards 2019, UK), Green Horizons Award (Braunschweig International Film festival 2019, Germany); Science Film Festival 2019 (Burkina Faso, Kenya, Malaysia, Namibia & South Africa); Matsalu Nature Film Festival 20169 (Estonia)

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