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Q&A: “Only a Major Catastrophe Will Force Us to Change”

Posted on 18 June 2012 by admin

Julio Godoy interviews JONATHAN BAILLIE, leading British biologist and member of the Zoological Society of London

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jun 18 (TerraViva) That the environmental state of the Earth is catastrophic is no longer news. But grasping some figures that describe this catastrophe still provokes a shock – for instance, that 30 percent of biodiversity has disappeared since 1970, and that 60 percent of this decline has taken place in the tropical areas of the planet. Continue Reading

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Veto desarrollista al cĂłdigo forestal de Brasil

Posted on 29 May 2012 by admin

Por Fabiana Frayssinet

RĂŤO DE JANEIRO, 29 may (IPS) – El veto parcial de la presidenta Dilma Rousseff a la polĂ©mica reforma forestal de Brasil contrarĂ­a los intereses “más arcaicos del latifundio”, pero determina la victoria del sector productivo por sobre el desarrollo sustentable, afirman ecologistas.

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