06 Jul '11, 2am

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

Forest Code bill could undermine sustainable growth in the Amazon 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). Majority of Brazilians reject changes in Amazon Forest Code (06/11/2011) The vast majority of Brazilians reject a bill that would weaken Brazil's Forest Code, according to a new poll commissioned by green groups. Rash of murders threatens to silence environmental and social activism in Brazil (06/10/2011) Authorities in Brazil have sent an elite police force consisting of 60 officers t...

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