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Brazilian forest code: the battle continues

Blog entry by Tatiana Carvalho | February 7, 2012

At the end of 2011 , before government officials closed up shop for the holidays, President Dilma demanded final approval on the new Forest Code in Brazil. This new proposal condemns the Brazilian forests and is a deal between ...

Save the Amazon, veto the new Forest Code

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon, Greenpeace International | December 8, 2011

We are edging closer to an “ ecological calamity ” in the Amazon rainforest and a vote in the Brazilian Senate has pushed us closer to the brink. Yesterday it voted to approve destructive changes to the laws governing forest...

New Forest Code will condemn the Amazon rainforest

Blog entry by Nathalia Clark | November 30, 2011

Last week senators in Brazil approved a text that condemns the Brazilian forests, a deal between government and agribusiness made in back rooms and secret meetings, and they rejected an amendment that calls for a ten-year moratorium on...

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