Brazil considers Amazon tourist permits

Brazil says it is considering requiring foreigners who visit the Amazon to apply for special permits in order to control their activities in the region. Justice Secretary Romeu Tuma says Brazil wants to end outside interference and attempts to remove the riches of the Amazon.

Brazil considers Amazon tourist permits

Brazil says it is considering requiring foreigners who visit the Amazon to apply for special permits in order to control their activities in the region.

Justice Secretary Romeu Tuma says Brazil wants to end outside interference and attempts to remove the riches of the Amazon.

Mr Tuma said Brazil wants the world to visit the Amazon, but also wants them to inform the Government when they were coming and what they were planning to do while they are there.

In recent years the Brazilian Government has become increasingly fearful of what it views as bio-piracy, or the appropriation of traditional or Indigenous knowledge and biological resources, in what is the world’s largest remaining rainforest.

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