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Brazil satisfied with first chapter of “Strategic Frontiers Plan”

Tuesday, October 11th 2011 - 07:54 UTC
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President Dilma Rousseff revealed Monday that in the last four months Brazilian forces in the framework of the ‘Strategic Frontiers Plan’ had seized over 62 tons of drugs and 650 kilos of arms and explosives. Read full article

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  • GeoffWard2

    If Brasil is able and willing to do this wrt drug transportation, it should be so much easier to do this for illegal logging.

    Before trees are logged they don't move and so should be easy to spot from the air with their new toys.
    When the trees are logged they lay down sideways in groups, making them very easy to spot. The GPS on the toys tells the good guys where they are all laying down.
    When the trees are being moved, they move on roads. This makes them very easy to spot and to track.

    We know this is going on day in and day out; we plot the geographical areas where it happens; we report on the accellerating rate of today's logging and burning and deforestation of the greatest and most important rainforest on earth.

    Could we stop it instantly, if we really wanted to?
    Of course we could.
    Could we stop the illegal loggers killing those who try to stop them?
    Of course we could.
    Could we show the whole world that we REALLY CARE for the rainforest?
    Of course we could.

    Dilma Rousseff, President of this great country, COULD do this.
    But she has not done it.

    She makes a big deal about a few tonnes of pot.
    BIG DEAL.

    And all the while, the future of the earth's environment becomes more and more compromised by her FAILURE AS THE NATION'S PRESIDENT.

    For God's sake, Dilma, GROW SOME BALLS. If you can do it in a favela, you can do it in the forest. Jail these illegal loggers and hang the coronels, etc, who are getting rich destroying the future of our planet.

    Oct 11th, 2011 - 09:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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