26 Nov '11, 7am

Brazil 'risks loss of forest area equal to Germany, Italy and Austria'

Brazil 'risks loss of forest area equal to Germany, Italy and Austria'

Brazil 'Risks Loss of Forest Area Equal to Germany, Italy and Austria' Brazil 'Risks Loss of Forest Area Equal to Germany, Italy and Austria' Environment (tags: environment , destruction , wildlife , biodiversity , sustainability , Amazon , rainforests , forest loss , habitat loss , threat , deforestation ) Pia - 11 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk WWF said studies suggest the new legislation could see 175 million acres of forest cleared or not restored following illegal deforestation. The legislation would open up vast swathes of the world's biggest rainforest to uses such as cattle ranching.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/news/member/345022107/3029132

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