British supermarkets threaten to boycott Brazilian products over proposed land-grab law

Cecilia Keating
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Deforestation has surged under the government of President Bolsonaro. Credit: Nathalia Segato
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Deforestation has surged under the government of President Bolsonaro. Credit: Nathalia Segato

Bolsonaro-backed bill – scheduled to be decided today – could lead to the deforestation of an additional 16,000 square kilometres of the Earth's largest rainforest, according to NGO Imazon.

British supermarkets and food groups have warned Brazilian lawmakers they could boycott products from the country if a contentious bill that would authorise further destruction of the Amazon rainforest...

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