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Revised Brazilian forest code may lead to increased legal deforestation in Amazon

Publicado em 04 janeiro 2019

( Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Researchers show that up to 15 million hectares of forest risk losing protection owing to a new clause in the law under which state governments can let private landowners protect only 50 percent of their property, down from 80 percent previously, if over 65 percent of the state is protected by conservation units or indigenous reservations.[...]

[Published in GreenNews - Read the original article]