Problematic or perilous: Brazil’s environmental choice

Japan Today | Aug 13, 2022 at 11:10 PM
  • One president of Brazil built a giant dam that wrought tremendous damage in the Amazon rainforest.
  • From 2007 to 2011, Brazil’s state development bank lent billions of dollars at favorable interest rates to the parent company of JBS.
  • In da Silva’s view of his own tenure, he reduced deforestation, created dozens of protected areas and implemented a real-time deforestation alert system that remains a vital tool.