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ENVIRONMENT: Tree Plantations Are Not Forests, Women Activists Say

Posted on 01 December 2009 by admin

Brazilian women rally against deforestation

Brazilian women rally against deforestation

By Marcela Valente

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 1 (IPS) – Touted as “harvested forests,” single-crop tree plantations are fast encroaching on the native forests and grasslands of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, affecting the environment and the lives of local communities, rural women say.
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