Will Brazil’s Amazon fund help preserve the rainforest?

The Brazilian government has launched a fund, aiming to raise billions, to help safeguard the Amazon Rainforest. The aim is to preserve the rainforest by providing the people who live their with alternative ways of making a living, which do not involve widespread forest clearance:


Norway has donated 1 Billion dollars:


In November 2008, satellite data showed that deforestation had actually increased:



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