The Brazilian Congress has just passed catastrophic changes to its Forest Code that could spur Amazon destruction on a massive scale.
Dilma’s environmental legacy – and the fate of the Amazon forest – could be sealed in coming days. She has the power to veto these changes, but time is running out.
With the world’s largest environmental summit being hosted in Brazil in just a few weeks, she can’t afford to look the world in the eyes as the leader who approved the slashing of environmental protections and rainforest destruction.
Amazon Watch is supporting a huge international petition drive led by our friends at Greenpeace and Avaaz. Already there are over two million signers and the delivery is happening right now. Let’s turn the heat up on Dilma before she makes her final decision tomorrow!
For the Amazon,