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🌳 Ten years of Brazil’s Forest Code

Good morning! Today, we look at the tenth anniversary of Brazil’s Forest Code and where it has fallen short. Another deadly police massacre in a Rio de Janeiro favela. Petrobras set for board discussion over latest CEO swap.

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The net result of Brazil’s ten-year-old Forest Code

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Environmental inspector visits deforested area previously under federal protection in Apui, Amazonas (2020). Photo: Lalo de Almeida/ Folhapress)

Passed in May 2012, Brazil’s new Forest Code turns ten today — at a time deforestation rates have climbed faster than at any point...

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