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Amazon deforestation accelerating towards unrecoverable 'tipping point' | World news | The Guardian
"He has weakened the environment agency and effectively put it under the supervision of the agricultural ministry, which is headed by the leader of the farming lobby. His foreign minister has dismissed climate science as part of a global Marxist plot. The president and other ministers have criticised the forest monitoring agency, Ibama, for imposing fines on illegal land grabbers and loggers. The government has also moved to weaken protections for nature reserves, indigenous territories and zones of sustainable production by forest peoples and invited businesspeople to register land counter-claims within those areas."
brazil  environment  rainforest  policy  assholes  climatechange  nature  agriculture 
july 2019 by conner

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