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Deforestation is 'key climate issue'

Date : 3rd August 2009, Source : BBC Link to News Story

Set deep in among the southern edge of the Amazon rainforest, the Xingu Indigenous Park seems isolated from the problems of the world. But the tribal leaders here were pleased to welcome a British minister who will play a key role in this year's summit in Copenhagen on climate change. It seemed a long way from the corridors of Whitehall for Energy and Climate Minister Ed Miliband, but the issues confronting the world's largest continuous rainforest have a much wider resonance.

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