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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Brazil seeks aid from U.N. chief for Amazon

Brazil seeks aid from U.N. chief for Amazon

Date : 13th November 2007, Source : BBC Link to News Story



Beneath a towering canopy in the heat of the Amazon jungle, Brazilian Indians and officials urged U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday to rally international support to protect the world's largest rain forest. "We need the Secretary to help convert international good will into concrete mechanisms that benefit the residents of the Amazon," Brazilian Environment Minister Marina Silva told Ban under a century-old Samauma tree 30 minutes upriver from Belem, the Amazon's largest city.

http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/24441





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