07 April 2012

BRASIL: Boom Times Hit Manaus...And Amazon Rain Forest.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-17609842


     Manaus...the capital of Amazonas state...has doubled in population...to 1.8 million...since 1990....mostly because of generous tax breaks.
    But...its growth threatens the fragile rain forest environment.