Brazil rejects reports of Amazon logging in camps
21 Aug 2007 21:13:51 GMT
By Raymond Colitt
BRASILIA, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Brazil's government rejected accusations on Tuesday that its settlement of poor peasants in the Amazon was fueling the destruction of the world's largest rain forest but promised an investigation.
Several reports said this week that settlements of landless peasants were being used to extract timber. They said the...