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Tim Hirsch's Blog – June 2010 Archive (1)

Forest codes and conspiracies

Anyone who follows Brazilian public discussion over a long period will

be familiar with the Amazon conspiracy theory. To outsiders it seems

bizarre enough to be laughed off. However, its persistence and resonance

with a large section of public opinion (and political elites) makes it

no laughing matter for those Brazilians earnestly trying to move the

country to a new mindset regarding this environmental superpower's

unrivalled biological riches. Now a version… Continue

Added by Tim Hirsch on June 15, 2010 at 20:26 — No Comments

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