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Protests to Save Ipanema Trees: Daily

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Praça Nossa Senhora da Paz in Ipanema was at the center of a protest demonstration yesterday (Saturday 12th) against plans to remove 113 trees during the implementation of a new Metro subway line.

The trees, which have been part of the park for decades, are to be removed in compliance with plans to construct ‘Metro Line 4’ linking Ipanema with Barra da Tijuca. Work . . .

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