TITLE

Tree Hugger

AUTHOR(S)
Perlroth, Nicole
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;12/14/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 19, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on how Blairo Maggi, governor of Mato Grasso, has transformed from being deforester to becoming environmental advocate. In 2003, Maggi's first year as governor, loggers cleared 4,560 square miles of Mato Grosso forest. He says farmers need to preserve forest, but they need the financial incentive to do so. It is stated that he has come a long way since 2005, when he won the Golden Chainsaw.
ACCESSION #
47150254

 

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