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Brazil supreme court ruling to reactivate Amazon Fund gives hope in fight to save rainforest

By Andrew Downie

04 Nov 2022 · 2 min read

Brazilian environmentalists have celebrated a timely victory after the country’s supreme court ruled for the reactivation of the Amazon Fund, a major weapon in the country’s fight against deforestation.

The fund was paralysed in 2019 when far-right president Jair Bolsonaro wound up two of its key committees, citing unspecified irregularities.

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