06 Mar '12, 9am

#SOSBrazil

#SOSBrazil

Thousands of Brazilians are taking to the streets in protest against the changes to the Forest Code. You may not be able to be there in person, but you can be there in spirit. Join people from around the world in an online demonstration by showing your support for Brazil’s forests on Facebook and Twitter. Feel free to make up your own message, or click on one of our suggested tweets in the column above. Why so many people want to block the Forest Code vote Along with 160 other groups, WWF-Brazil recently spent two days in the parliament in Brasilia urging decision-makers to listen to the science and to reject the proposed Forest Code reforms. We presented Brazil’s politicians with over 50 scientific studies highlighting the destructive consequences. You can see a summary of what we told them in our report 'Forest Law: what our legislators still need to know ' - an unpreced...

Full article: http://www.wwf.org.uk/what_we_do/safeguarding_the_natural...

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