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Brazil overturns mining decree

Brazil has bowed to public pressure and repealed a decree that would have allowed mining and exploration in part of the Amazon known as the National Reserve of Copper and Associates (RENCA).

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Brazil has repealed its decree that would have allowed mining in Amazon reserve

President Michel Temer published the repeal in the government gazette, the Diário Oficial da União, on Tuesday to restore the original conditions to protect the 47,000km2 reserve as established in