Amazon Countries Vow to Enhance Conservation Efforts | WWF

Amazon Countries Vow to Enhance Conservation Efforts



Posted on 22 November 2011
From AFP Google: MANAUS, Brazil — Eight South American countries pledged Tuesday to boost cooperation to protect one of the planet's largest natural reserves from deforestation and illegal trafficking in timber and minerals. Representatives of Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela gathered in Manaus, northern Brazil, also vowed to speak with one voice at next June's UN conference on sustainable development in Rio.
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