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Majority of Europeans favor protection of Brazilian Amazon, before EU ratifies Mercosur trade deal

Wednesday, February 17th 2021 - 08:48 UTC
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A new poll shows that the grand majority of Europe’s people favors implementing effective protections of the Brazilian Amazon, ending deforestation there, before the EU agrees to ratify the free trade agreement with Mercosur (composed of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay). Read full article

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  • FortHay

    A similar poll in Brazil might show that an 'overwhelming majority' of Brazilians would favor dismantling the urban centers of Europe and returning the landscape to pre-Roman forest cover or plowing under the mid-western US corn fields to let 'the buffalo roam'.

    Feb 17th, 2021 - 11:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Fort Hay

    As you well know the ecological disaster of the Amazon basin has been going on for decades under a succession of numerous governments and the area covers vast parts of not only Brazil — but Bolivia, Peru, Columbia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname and part of Europe itself (French Guiana).

    But the truth is they have taken issue with Bolsonaro — and ignored Lula and Dilma’s mismanagement.

    You make a good point.

    Cheers!

    Feb 17th, 2021 - 03:58 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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