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Amazon rainforests pay the price as demand for beef soars

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  • Teresa Binstock
    * Amazon rainforests pay the price as demand for beef soars.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 1, 2009
      * Amazon rainforests pay the price as demand for beef soars.
      <http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/may/31/cattle-trade-brazil-greenpeace-amazon-deforestation>


      A three-year survey by Greenpeace shows that western demand for
      beef and leather and an increase in cattle ranching is leading to
      intensified deforestation of the Amazon. Cattle ranching poses the
      biggest threat to the original Amazon forest.

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      London Guardian <http://guardian.co.uk>




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