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Brazilian Court Ruling Backs Amazon Rainforest Reservation

Environment  (tags: Brazil, good news, amazon, rainforests, indigenous people, Indians, land, court, government, humans, environment, globalwarming, protection, nature, conservation, sustainable )

- 3352 days ago -
Brazil's Supreme Court sided with Amazonian Indians in a land dispute that some have called critical for determining the future of the rainforest that sprawls the size of Western Europe and provides a critical cushion against global warming.

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Ana M (90)
Friday March 20, 2009, 2:02 am
Lol Tom, I think we just posted the same story at the same time!!! Great news isn't it? I am really happy for them!

Pamylle G (461)
Saturday March 21, 2009, 4:15 am
Great news ! Thanks, Tom.

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 21, 2009, 1:08 pm
I hope this is not a trick or some public relations scam. The beef and soy lobby is not going to take this lying down - I doubt this is over - the Indians are not well enough provisioned to monitor all this land properly. Ongoing vigilance and funding will be required to ensure this ruling is truly respected in the long haul.
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