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Message to the EU: you have the chance to stop fuelling devastation in the Amazon

The effects of European consumption are being felt in Brazil, driving disastrous deforestation and violence.

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  • The Conversation

But the destruction can end if the European Union demands higher environmental standards on Brazilian goods.

Hundreds of scientists and Indigenous leaders agree: the time to act is now, before it’s too late.

In an open letter published today in the journal Science, more than 600 scientists from every country in the European Union (EU) and 300 Brazilian Indigenous groups asked the EU to demand tougher standards for…

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