13 Jul '11, 6pm

El #CodigoForestal de #Brasil, aún en debate, tendría no solo graves consecuencias ambientales, si no también económicas

El #CodigoForestal de #Brasil, aún en debate, tendría no solo graves consecuencias ambientales, si no también económicas

Prominent scientists condemn proposed changes to Brazil's Forest Code (07/07/2011) A group of prominent scientists has condemned a bill that will potentially weaken Brazil's environmental laws. Forest Code bill could undermine sustainable growth in the Amazon (07/06/2011) In May Brazil's House of Representatives passed a bill that will reform the country's Forest Code, which requires farmers and ranchers in the Amazon to maintain a legal forest reserve amounting to 80 percent of total landholdings. Environmentalists say the bill, which is undergoing revision before heading to the Senate next month, would weaken the forest code, granting amnesty for illegal deforestation of up to 400 hectares per property and allowing clearing of forests along waterways and on hillsides — restrictions meant to limit erosion and damage to watersheds. Brazilian senator: Forest Code reform nec...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0713-wwf_forest_code.html

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