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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Brazil grants deforestation amnesty for farmers and ranchers

Brazil grants deforestation amnesty for farmers and ranchers

Date : 14th December 2009, Source : Mongabay



A decree issued by President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva suspends up to $5.7 billion in fines and gives ranchers and farmers in the Amazon two more years to come into compliance with environmental laws aimed to curtain deforestation, reports the Associated Press.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1214-brazil.html





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