06 Jul '11, 12am

Brazilian senator: Forest Code reform necessary to grow farm sector via @mongabay

Brazilian senator: Forest Code reform necessary to grow farm sector via @mongabay

Brazilian government: Amazon deforestation rising (06/30/2011) Satellite data released today by the Brazilian government confirmed a rise in Amazon deforestation over this time last year. Revised Forest Code may cost Brazil climate commitments (06/14/2011) The proposed revision of Brazil’s Forest Code could prevent the country from meeting its lower emissions target and is unlikely to ease rural poverty, concludes a new study by the Brazil-based Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). Could palm oil help save the Amazon? (06/14/2011) For years now, environmentalists have become accustomed to associating palm oil with large-scale destruction of rainforests across Malaysia and Indonesia. Campaigners have linked palm oil-containing products like Girl Scout cookies and soap products to smoldering peatlands and dead orangutans. Now with Brazil announcing plans to dramati...

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Forest Code bill could undermine sustainable growth in the Amazon via @mongabay

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Prominent scientists condemn proposed changes to Brazil's Forest Code via @mongabay

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