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- Brazil: Investigation found evidence that JBS bought cattle from deforested farmland in the Amazon; includes company comments
- Nigeria: Government begins reforms of Bilateral Investment Treaties to comply with global standards on labour, human rights & environment
- Mauritius: Oil spill from Nagashiki Shipping cargo ship threatens marine biodiversity and local economy; government declares national emergency
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