Marketplace for Monday, February 6, 2012
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Greece was supposed to come up with a cost-cutting austerity plan today; London Bureau Chief Stephen Beard explains what happened instead. Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein is the first major business leader to join a campaign in support of same-sex marriage. There's some backlash from Facebook users over the company's recently announced IPO. Economy 4.0's David Brancaccio reports on "elder financial abuse," and the BBC's Justin Rowlatt talks about deforestation in the Amazon.
Posted In: Amazon, brazil, rainforest, deforestation
The Brazilian government has ramped up efforts to stop deforestation in the Amazon. So far, it seems to be slowly working.