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Brazillian priest calls for action on Amazon soya

Amazon rainforest: Upping the anti
Felicity Lawrence
The Guardian, Wednesday 4 March 2009

Honoured at home for his fight against an Amazon soya port, Father Edilberto Sena is calling on British consumers to take a stand.

"I would like to say two things to European consumers with a conscience: first, you should know that the meat you eat is fed by our Amazon rainforest, so eat less of it; second, put pressure on your government to tackle the big soya exporters." Father Edilberto Sena, a priest from Brazil, has been in the UK this week hoping to mobilise Christian and political networks - by changing their personal habits and by lobbying for change - to act against the destruction that our way of life is causing in his area of the Amazon.


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Last Modified - 8th August 2009

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