07 Mar '12, 10pm

Rally calls on Brazil President to veto new forest code

Rally calls on Brazil President to veto new forest code

Brazil delays Forest Code vote (03/07/2012) Brazil's Congress will delay its vote on a controversial revision to its forest code, which regulates how much forest can be legally chopped down, reports Brazilian state media. Deforestation, climate change threaten the ecological resilience of the Amazon rainforest (01/19/2012) The combination of deforestation, forest degradation, and the effects of climate change are weakening the resilience of the Amazon rainforest ecosystem, potentially leading to loss of carbon storage and changes in rainfall patterns and river discharge, finds a comprehensive review published in the journal Nature . Is the Russian Forest Code a warning for Brazil? (12/19/2011) Brazil, which last week moved to reform its Forest Code, may find lessons in Russia's revision of its forest law in 2007, say a pair of Russian scientists. The Brazilian Senate last ...

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