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Forest Cover 58: Large-scale cattle farming and its consequences for forests, agroecology and biodiversity

14 May, 2019

The 58th issue of Forest Cover focuses on large-scale cattle farming and its incompatibility with other, more sustainable food systems and with thriving, healthy forests. Case studies from six countries describe the impacts of an industrial livestock industry that is hungry for land and resources, often highly polluting, and squeezing or stamping out other models of food production, such as traditional farming and agroecology. Globally, the impacts of the international trade in beef make it the biggest culprit in deforestation, …

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Forest Cover 52 – The Burning Issue

21 Mar, 2017

Welcome to Forest Cover No. 52, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies.…

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New GFC Magazine: Forest Cover No. 50

17 May, 2016

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Welcome to Forest Cover No. 50, the Global Forest Coalition newsletter that provides a space for Southern and Northern environmental justice activists to present their views on international forest-related policies.…

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GFC Magazine: Forest Cover No. 49

4 Mar, 2016

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Welcome to the forty-nineth edition of Forest Cover, the newsletter of the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) In this edition we look at meat as a driver of deforestation, including the way…

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