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Report by the Global Forest Coalition on the impact of beef production

This report, entitled ‘What’s at Steak? The Real Cost of Meat’ published by the Global Forest Coalition in December 2016, emphasises the negative impact of industrial livestock production on forests, using five detailed case studies, in Bolivia (link is external), Brazil (link is external), India (link is external), Paraguay (link is external), and Russia (link is external). In South America, for example, the report states that 71% of deforestation in the region has been driven by demand for livestock products.

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12 Jan, 2017
Posted in GFC in the news