1.4 million Brazilians sign petition to end deforestation

13 October 2015

For the past three years, Greenpeace Brazil has been collecting signatures in support of a bill that would establish zero deforestation as the law of the land.

Last Wednesday, accompanied by a crew of religious leaders, celebrities, senators and other supporters of a ban on the felling of Brazil’s forests, the activist group formally presented the draft legislation to the Brazilian Congress — signed by 1.4 million Brazilians.

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