Bolsinaro makes changes at ICMBio and Ibama
I was amazed to read that President Bolsinaro of Brazil had said in a speech on 29th April 2019 at an agricultural show in Brazil that he and his Minister of the Environment had "cleaned up" ICMBio and Ibama. He referred to the organisation at both conservation departments as being "xiita". The director and three senior officials at ICMBio had been replaced by "military police." The Brazilian Government is alleged to be putting a stop to the projects supported by ICMBio, which presumably includes the Spix\'s Macaw re-introduction programme. I am trying to get more information on this. It is well-known that Bolsinaro defends forest clearance to grow crops like soya, which are then sold to China.