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 ...
Forest Law: the text is good, for those that destroyed forests
Document will be voted this Wednesday (Nov. 23) just 48 hours after being presented. Improvements ...
Study topples one more agribusiness anti-conservation myth
Draft bill reading before Senate Committee postponed
According to Senator Jorge Viana (PT), the purpose of the postponement is to be able to present an ...
Forest Law: a stroke of the pen could condemn thousands of square kilometres of flooded forest lands
Water resource experts addressed an almost empty auditorium at Senate Public hearing. ...
Inpa scientists call for more attention to Wetlands and Permanent Protection areas in Forest Law reform bill text
Brazilian senators should garantee protection to important ecosystems as wetlands, mangroves and ...
Forest Law reform text approved by Standing Committees in the midst of scenes of brutal violence against students
Draft bill proposing alterations to the Forest Law was approved in the Senate Standing Committees ...