Biodiversity under concerted attack in Brazil
Brazil harbours the planet’s greatest biodiversity, but President Bolsonaro’s administration is undermining advances in environmental conservation achieved during the last decades. Just to cite some examples, the federal government has withdrawn the offer to host the next Conference of the Parties on Climate Change, legalized pesticides prohibited in other countries and dismantled federal environmental protection agencies. In view of these kickbacks, 602 European scientists and two indigenous organizations recently argued that Europe should make trade with Brazil sustainable (1).
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