Brazil’s mining code under attack: giant mining companies impose unprecedented risk to biodiversity

@article{Milito2016BrazilsMC,
  title={Brazil’s mining code under attack: giant mining companies impose unprecedented risk to biodiversity},
  author={Gardenia C.G. Milit{\~a}o and Ariane Luna Peixoto and Marcus Alberto Nadruz Coelho and Andr{\'e}a P. L. Ponzo and Vania Gonçalves Lourenço Esteves and Micheline Carvalho Silva and Paulo Saraiva Camara and Jo{\~a}o Augusto Alves Meira-Neto},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={407-409}
}
Brazil owns one of the largest biodiversity in the world. It has the largest area of tropical forests, the most biodiverse tropical savanna and is one of the countries that have experienced very significant economic growth during the twentieth Century and the beginning of the twenty-first Century. It is among the top ten economies of the world, largely based on environmental resources and commodities production. Two main environmental laws from 1960’s, the Forest Code and the Mining Code, have… CONTINUE READING
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