Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences - Biogeography

Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable

 

L. Kehoe, T. Reis, M. Virah-Sawmy, A. Balmford, T. Kümmerle

 

Summary: The effects of European consumption are being felt in Brazil, driving disastrous deforestation and violence. But the destruction can end if the European Union demands higher environmental and human rights standards on Brazilian goods. 600 EU scientists and 300 Indigenous groups agree: the time to act is now, before it's too late.

 

Link to the manuscript: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6438/341.1

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Citation: L. Kehoe, T. Reis, M. Virah-Sawmy, A. Balmford, T. Kuemmerle (2019) Make EU trade with Brazil sustainable, Science

 

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Source: Thiago Foresti