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 ...
Family-based Agriculture repudiates proposed Forest Law changes
In a debate at the Brasilia University representatives of rural workers, a social movement and ...
Recuperating degraded land is economically viable
Scientists at a Senate hearing show that modest investments in recuperating land degraded by ...
Petition movement intensifies as Forest Law reform process continues
Former Brazilian environment minister Marina Silva will take part in a panel on climate justice ...
Red Alert: draft Forest Law reform bill approved by Senate Committee
Federal Government needs to step in to block proposed changes that will unleash more deforestation ...
Brazilian Congress snipes at protected areas
A series of draft legislation proposals submitted to the National Congress since 2001 could reduce ...
Senate Committee postpones vote on Forest Law reform bill for one week
A formal request for more time for analysis of the process put off voting on the Senate Standing ...
Tendency to reduction in Cerrado savannah deforestation
Government announces 15% reduction in annual deforestation rate and achievement of emission ...
Jurists call for a clearly-stated applicable law offering effective legal security
Heated debates in the senate and the controversy surrounding various aspects of the draft bill ...
Cerrado: water, legislation and the future of Brazil
Article by Michael Becker, Cerrado-Pantanal Programme Coordinator, WWF-Brazil