Minister Says Brazil Deserves to be Paid for Environmental Services to the World

"The Brazilians who live there [in the Amazon] need to feel that the forest is really worth more left standing, that it is important to preserve, that it brings economic benefit to the entire population," the minister stated.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said in an interview with TV Brasil, that Brazil provides environmental services to the world and needs to receive payment for them.

Salles is in New York, where he will participate in the 74th General Assembly of the United Nations. He . . .

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