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Forests, Farming, and Sprawl: The Struggle Over Land in An Amazonian Metropolis


World  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government )

Cal
- 653 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Subsistence farmers often lose land to wealthy urbanites who are buying it up at skyrocketing prices for weekend homes, even though its been officially designated as agricultural land. Meanwhile the mining industry, the dominate players in Parauapebas, o



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Comments

Jason S. (57)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:02 pm
good posting, thanks
 

Sue Matheson (71)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:03 pm
thanks
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:48 am
Noted. Thanks.
 

Christeen Anderson (488)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:06 am
Sad. I wish they would do the right thing here. Thank you for sharing.
 

pam w. (191)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:46 am
Sacrifice the environment to human greed! Who cares about our great-grandchildren and all the animals in the way?
 

Sheila S. (64)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 8:53 am
Another case of corporate greed. So depressing.
 

Vincenzo Correale (197)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 12:39 pm
Thanks Cal!
 

Tom Sullivan (99)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 12:39 pm
thanks
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 2:26 pm
Thanks, donīt know what to say ;(
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday December 7, 2012, 12:36 am
Horrible. Thanks Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 10:16 am
Noted,thanks.
 
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