Within hours of taking office, the Trump of the Tropics, aka the new President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, launched an all-out assault against the Amazon rainforest and its indigenous communities yesterday, potentially paving the way for large scale deforestion by agricultural, mining and oil companies.
Kinda freaking me out here, I posted pretty much the by-line to this story in the comments of an other story today in the news section.
Andy, I guess you and I think alike on this subject.
well, so much for the voice of the people as the people elected him by a wide margin. As to the threat to the Amazon being a threat to the world, that reminds me of the line in Casablanca when in response to a warning that the world can be about to die, Bogart replies - at least it will be out of its misery!
Ecoterrorists of the world unite! This cancer must be excised quickly.