Brazilian judge stops coup president’s Amazon destruction plan


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This video says about itself:

Brazil under fire over Amazon forest mining decree

29 August 2017

Brazil’s government is scrambling to respond to public outcry after it dismantled a vast national reserve in the Amazon to open up the area to mining.

Translated from Dutch NOS TV:

Amazon forest in Brazil not opened to mining after all

Today, 09:53

A Brazilian judge has stopped the plan to open up a large part of the Amazon rainforest for mining. [Right wing coup] President Temer had decided that, but according to the court, Congress should decide.

The rainforest, known as Renca, has been a protected area since 1984. It is 46,000 square kilometers, slightly larger than the Netherlands.

In order to stimulate the economy [of his Big Business cronies], Temer wanted to allow corporations to search for gold and bauxite in the area. Environmentalists warned that this…

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