brasila - Brazil maintains a mining ban in a major part of the Amazon area. That made an informed Monday. The decision is an important victory for environmentalists who feared and fiercely protested further destruction of the rainforest.
The government of President Michel Temer turns a controversial political decision from August to officially reinstate the protection of employment on Tuesday. An area of approximately 46,000 square kilometers, which has not been able to extract raw materials from the soil since 1984, remains a prohibited site for miners.