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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 )

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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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Jason S (50)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:02 pm
good posting, thanks

Sue Matheson (79)
Wednesday December 5, 2012, 7:03 pm

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:48 am
Noted. Thanks.

Christeen A (300)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:06 am
Sad. I wish they would do the right thing here. Thank you for sharing.

pam w (139)
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 (48)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 8:53 am
Another case of corporate greed. So depressing.

Yumana Yunes (197)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 12:39 pm
Thanks Cal!

Sergio Padilla (65)
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
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