Marina: pressure from the people will make Dilma veto Forest Law changes
The proposed changes to the Brazilian Forest law were on the agenda of the first day of debates and ...
March opens Social Forum activities
Thousands of people marched through the capital of the ‘Gaucho” state to mark the opening of the ...
WWF-Brazil in defence of the forests at the World Social Forum
WWF-Brazil CEO Maria Cecília Wey de Brito takes part in Forest Law reform discussions alongside ...
Forest Law: NGOs sent an open letter to MPs
The draft law content is unfair and goes against the interests of Brazilian society. A large part ...
Forest Law: House of Representatives vote put forward to 2012
Society needs to be alert and demand improvements to transform the text in legislation that ...
Comitê Brasil urges Dilma to veto pardon for illegal deforestation
Head of the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Republic, Minister Gilberto Carvalho ...
Brazil's new Forest Code: urgency aproved. Senate vote on Tuesday
In spite of the efforts of the government’s leader in the Senate, Romero Jucá, voting on the ...
Brazil Forest Law: Retrogression in the text to be voted in the plenary
Major problems are: pardon for illegal deforestation and definition of permanent protection areas. ...
The Chevron incident: serious measures must be taken
It is essential that Brazil should reconsider its intense investment in fossil energy sources
Senate Committee inflicts deadly defeat on the forests
Among the 200 amendments proposed to the main text, 77 were singled out to be voted separately this ...