LA City Council Unanimously Votes to Stop Purchasing Products That Harm Amazon Rainforest

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“The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to create a plan to stop purchasing products that have contributed to the destruction of the Amazon rainforest and the killing of indigenous people in Brazil.

‘We need to change the way the city spends its money to let the Brazilian government and the companies that are complicit with this terrible action know that the Amazon rainforest is an international treasure … (it) supports life and biodiversity that is essential to the whole world,’ said Councilman Paul Koretz, who proposed the policy changes with Councilman David Ryu.”

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