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70% deforestation cuts for Brazil

Date : 1st December 2008, Source : BBC Link to News Story

Brazil has announced a plan to reduce deforestation rates in the Amazon region by 70% over the next ten years. The plan follows a call for international funding to prevent further loss of the Amazon rainforest. This year, the rate of Amazon deforestation increased after falling for the past four years. The announcement comes as the UN's latest round of climate talks begin.

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