|Brazil Tries to Help the Poor, While Leaving Some Rainforest Intact|
|Topic||Economics and the Environment|
|Key Words||Amazon, logging, deforestation, poverty, Brazil|
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Brazil has two things in abundance, the Amazon rainforest, and poor farmers looking for their own land. The Brazilian government has recently enacted legislation to crack down on those who clear Amazonian rainforest for their own uses. How do you balance the survival of both? Very delicately.
|Source||“How Green Was my Valley.” The Economist. http://www.economist.com. April 27, 2006.|
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