Brazil’s controversial environment minister, Ricardo Salles, announced Wednesday that he was stepping down from the position amid an investigation into allegations he obstructed a police probe into illegal logging.
Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles resigned while facing a criminal investigation of whether he obstructed a police probe of illegal logging in the Amazon rainforest https://t.co/7gD7FrDJ9o pic.twitter.com/8NyZn2twir
— Reuters (@Reuters) June 24, 2021
Here's the full story on the resignation of Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles, who had become a bete noire of global environmentalists and presided over skyrocketing deforestation of the Amazon rainforest https://t.co/msfONihMxF
— Jake Spring (@jakespring) June 23, 2021