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Brazil offers coordinated plan to stem deforestation

Date : 18th March 2004, Source : ENS

BRASILIA, Brazil, March 18, 2004 (ENS) - Brazil is going to use satellite observation to closely track deforestation in the Amazon, one of the measures contained in a long awaited action plan to preserve the largest stretch of rainforest in the world. President Luiz Lula da Silva launched the government's latest plan to limit logging and land clearing Monday in the face of figures from the National Institute for Space Research showing that the rate of deforestation is not slowing down, despite several previous plans of action.

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