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Brazil 'Risks Loss of Forest Area Equal to Germany, Italy and Austria'

Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, wildlife, biodiversity, sustainability, Amazon, rainforests, forest loss, habitat loss, threat, deforestation )

- 2400 days ago -
WWF said studies suggest the new legislation could see 175 million acres of forest cleared or not restored following illegal deforestation. The legislation would open up vast swathes of the world's biggest rainforest to uses such as cattle ranching.

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Gary C (5)
Thursday November 24, 2011, 7:57 pm
Noted thankyou...

Jacqueline Lockyer-Barrett (80)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 1:05 am
Awful :-(

Javeed Sheikh (3)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 1:34 am
Serious concern...

Joe R (190)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 2:00 am
Sadly noted.

Penelope P (222)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 3:21 am
How much air are we losing

Kath P (9)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 4:06 am
What a mess!!!!

Jarno Lahtinen (26)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 4:48 am
That's horrible. I really hope that that new legislation is struck down.

Lindsay Kemp (6)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 8:44 am
This new leglislation would be a real tragedy!

Past Member (0)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 9:46 am
Terrible loss for all of us! Thank you.

Vicky P (476)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 12:48 pm
really sad..

Hannah Vandegrift (0)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 1:47 pm
That's horrible. Clear cutting is such a crime.

Debbie G (306)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 4:03 pm
How crazy is this? Thanks for posting, Pia.

cynthia l (207)
Saturday November 26, 2011, 11:43 pm
this makes me cry
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