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Brazil minister calls for the Amazon to be monetised

https://www.ft.com/content/f791bbc6-c2c3-11e9-a8e9-296ca66511c9

The solution to illegal logging in the Amazon is to "monetise" it by opening up areas to commercial development, Brazil's environment minister has said, amid a growing global outcry over wildfires and deforestation in a rainforest that is seen as one of the world's biggest bulwarks against climate change.