Brazilian tree industry in defense of the Amazon
The Amazon is back on center-stage of international attention, albeit for reasons of justified concern. In light of recent news of widespread fires and increasing rates of deforestation, which has placed us all on alert, such an environmental crisis should serve as an opportunity for an all-out effort that mobilizes Brazil and the international community.
Fully aware of the social, environmental and economic importance of a preserved forest, the Brazilian Tree Industry Association (IBA) joins in support of the Amazon, above and beyond political and ideological quibbles. We must unite around a scenario where conservation and sustainable development are compatible.
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