Environment Minister to tour Europe and the U.S. to Counter Brazil’s Bad Reputation

"We are going to show the world the reality of environmental preservation," says Environment Minister Ricardo Salles.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Environment Minister Ricardo Salles promises an international tour to counter the perception that the Brazilian government is indulgent with the Amazon and favoring deforestation.

"We are going to show the world the reality of environmental preservation," he told the blog.

Salles intends to travel in September. He wants to meet with opinion leaders and officials from European countries and the United States. His goal is to revert the . . .

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