Monthly Archives: February 2016

Can Brazil’s “Green Municipalities” Save the Amazon?

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Consumer giants like Unilever and Marks&Spencer have promised to source materials from states and regions that slash deforestation, but slowing deforestation requires buy-in at every level of society. Here’s how one Brazilian jurisdiction became the country’s first “Green Municipality”, and why that success may prove difficult to replicate. 11 February 2016 | Adnan Demachki hadn’t…