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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Large-scale soy farming in Brazil pushes ranchers into the Amazon rainforest

Large-scale soy farming in Brazil pushes ranchers into the Amazon rainforest

Date : 28th April 2010, Source : Mongabay



Industrial soy expansion in the Brazilian Amazon has contributed to deforestation by pushing cattle ranchers further north into rainforest zones, reports a new study published the journal Environmental Research Letters.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0428-amazon_soy.html





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