Bolsonaro’s Indigenous land mining policy a billion-dollar backfire

Brisbane, Australia (SPX) Sep 21, 2020
Research has found a proposal to regulate mining of Indigenous lands in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest could affect more than 863,000 square kilometres of forest and harm the nation’s economy. Led by University of Queensland visiting PhD student Juliana Siqueira-Gay, an international collaboration has warned that President Jair Bolsonaro’s 2020 bill to mine inside recognised Indigenous Lands w

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