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Brazil Finalizes Forest Use Rules, Allows Tradable Credits

The Brazilian government published a final set of regulations on the use of its forests on Tuesday that could push farmers to restore a huge amount of illegally cleared native vegetation and encourage the use of "tradable forest credits" to help protect the environment. The new rules come two years after the approval of a law, known as the Forest Code, that was designed to safeguard the country's forests, although some environmentalists still think it is too timid a policy...

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