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GOOD NEWS! Bolivia 'to End Brazil Firm's Contract for Amazon Road'


Environment  (tags: world, protection, habitat, environment, GoodNews, green, government, humans, politics, ecosystems, trees )

Cal
- 959 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Bolivian President Evo Morales says he is rescinding the contract of a Brazilian firm to build a controversial road through the Amazon rainforest.



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Sue H. (7)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 4:18 pm
Excellent! Best news I've heard in awhile. Thank you President Morales!
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 5:21 pm
A good post. Thanks for sharing.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (280)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 7:06 pm
GREAT NEWS THANKS CAL
 

pam w. (191)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 7:56 pm
ALL RIGHT!
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 9:09 pm
Thanks Cal. Another lesson. What may good for one economy (local) may be pure disastor for many others for unknown time, and/or are indirectly involved and have little control. We see examples all over this world (Canada & U.S.A. & end market tar sands battles).
 

Susanne R. (249)
Tuesday April 10, 2012, 10:12 pm
Good news for the indigenous peoples and for the rainforests!
 

Glenda L. (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 3:58 am
Goo news, but it appears it's only temporary?
 

elizabeth m. (17)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 4:14 am
Amazon Forest = lungs of the world. I am glad this has been stopped! why are human beings so ignorant? Why do we insist on destroying what keeps us alive?
 

paul m. (93)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 4:43 am

nice one ...Thanks...
 

Kip Mapes (28)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 5:33 am
I am glad the protesters won on stopping this road.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 5:56 am
Excellent.
 

John Gregoire (261)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 6:03 am
Thanks for a very smart decision!
 

KS Goh (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 6:12 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Lydia Weissmuller Price (181)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 8:54 am
We don't need any more "progress" on this planet! Haven't we destroyed enough?
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 10:05 am
Excellent!
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 11:40 am
Most terrific news I have heard lately. Thank You President Morales, for making the best decision.
 

Victor M. (236)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 11:47 am
I can't believe it!
 

Angela N. (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 12:47 pm
thanks =)
 

Robert O. (12)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 3:06 pm
Nice to hear some good news for a change.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 3:19 pm
noted/sharing,xxx
 

Aimee A. (177)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 3:24 pm
This is a wonderful article! Thanks for posting!
 

Dave C. (224)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 7:55 am
good news!
 
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