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Fires in Brazilian Amazon: Why does policy have a limited impact?

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Fires in Brazilian Amazon : Why does policy have a limited impact? / Fonseca-Morello, Thiago; Ramos, Rossano; Steil, Lara; Parry, Luke; Barlow, Jos; Markusson, Nils; Ferreira, Amanda.

In: Ambiente e Sociedade, Vol. 20, No. 4, 01.10.2017, p. 19-38.

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Fonseca-Morello, T, Ramos, R, Steil, L, Parry, L, Barlow, J, Markusson, N & Ferreira, A 2017, 'Fires in Brazilian Amazon: Why does policy have a limited impact?', Ambiente e Sociedade, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 19-38. https://doi.org/10.1590/1809-4422asoc0232r1v2042017

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Fonseca-Morello, T., Ramos, R., Steil, L., Parry, L., Barlow, J., Markusson, N., & Ferreira, A. (2017). Fires in Brazilian Amazon: Why does policy have a limited impact? Ambiente e Sociedade, 20(4), 19-38. https://doi.org/10.1590/1809-4422asoc0232r1v2042017

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Fonseca-Morello, Thiago ; Ramos, Rossano ; Steil, Lara ; Parry, Luke ; Barlow, Jos ; Markusson, Nils ; Ferreira, Amanda. / Fires in Brazilian Amazon : Why does policy have a limited impact?. In: Ambiente e Sociedade. 2017 ; Vol. 20, No. 4. pp. 19-38.

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