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Brazil eyes Amazon sugar cane ban

Date : 18th September 2009, Source : BBC Link to News Story

The Brazilian government has unveiled plans to ban sugar cane plantations in environmentally sensitive areas. The proposal, which must be passed by Congress, comes amid concerns that Brazil's developing biofuels industry is increasing Amazon deforestation.

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