22 Mar '12, 6pm

Greenpeace calls for zero deforestation globally by 2020

Greenpeace calls for zero deforestation globally by 2020

Rally calls on Brazil President to veto new forest code (03/07/2012) A coalition of 200 organizations, known as the Comitê Brasil in Defense of Forests and Sustainable Development, rallied today in Brasilia against proposed changes to Brazil's Forestry Code. The code, which was supposed to be voted on this week but has been delayed to shore up more support, would make changes in over 40-year-old code that some conservationists fear could lead to further deforestation in the Amazon. Protestors called on the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, to veto the bill as it stands now, holding signs exclaiming, "Veta Dilma!" ("Veto it Dilma!"). Brazil passes controversial Forest Code reform environmentalists say will be 'a disaster' for the Amazon (12/06/2011) The Brazilian Senate tonight passed controversial legislation that will reform the country's 46-year-old Forest Code, which...

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