Brazil groups urge EU to ban all imports linked to deforestation

TRT World says Brazilian environmental groups have urged the EU to pass aggressive legislation banning all imports linked to deforestation.
Brazil groups urge EU to ban all imports linked to deforestation

Brazil groups urge EU to ban all imports linked to deforestation

TRT World says Brazilian environmental groups have urged the European Union to pass aggressive legislation banning all imports linked to deforestation, criticising “gaps” in a draft bill.

The letter from the 34 organisations comes as EU environment ministers prepare to meet on Thursday in Brussels on a proposal to ban products that fuel deforestation, which would slap controls on imports including beef, soy, palm oil, cocoa and coffee.

The groups said the draft proposal is “necessary and positive,” but needs “improvements” to truly fight deforestation in exporting countries such as Brazil, home to 60 percent of the Amazon rainforest and a leading exporter of many of those products.

https://www.trtworld.com/americas/brazil-groups-urge-eu-to-ban-all-imports-linked-to-deforestation-5551

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