Environmental policy at a critical junction in the Brazilian Amazon

Carlos A. Peres, João Campos-Silva, Camila Duarte Ritter

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Wholesale conversion of natural Amazonian ecosystems has been encouraged by Brazil’s extreme antienvironmental government, and historical forest loss explains municipal-scale voting prevalence. Embracing a new administration would strengthen local-to-regional governance, suppress illegal land grabbing, deforestation, logging, and gold mining, thereby protecting the world’s most species-rich forest domain and ensuring global sustainability.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-116
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Ecology & Evolution
Issue number2
Early online date15 Dec 2022
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2023

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