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Demand for Brazilian Beef blamed for Amazon Deforestation

Date : 6th April 2004, Source : ENS



BOGOR, Indonesia, April 6, 2004 (ENS) - Rapid growth in the Brazilian beef industry is responsible for much of the recent spike in the destruction of the Amazon rainforest, according to a report by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) based in Indonesia. The report comes amid new evidence that the rate of Amazon deforestation is at a record high.





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