Brazil: New Bill threatens existing environmental protections and rights of communities

A new bill currently before the Brazilian Congress will create far greater flexibility regarding existing rules for environmental permits. The new bill if it is passed will reduce social participation and weaken access to public information at a time when environmental protections are needed more than ever. The bill proposes to end mandatory public hearings during the preparation of environmental […]

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ENVIRONMENT INITIATIVE

ENVIRONMENT INITIATIVE YARPTI  promotes the quality of environment adequate for the health and well being of the  people . We promote the  use of the environment and its natural resources for the benefit of the people.  We  struggle to minimize the impact of physical development on the ecosystems. Raise public awareness and promote understanding of essential linkages between environment and […]

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