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Anapu, Brazil (AFP) June 12, 2012
high-res-airborne-satellite-mapping-carbon-stocks-amazonia-bg.jpg Manoel Jose Leite, a small-scale organic farmer, is set to pioneer low-carbon agriculture in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, which for decades has been destroyed by expanding agribusiness. Finding the right balance between agriculture and environmental protection will be one of the major challenges on the agenda of the UN conference on sustainable development, which opens in Rio on Wednesday.

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