Thursday, January 28, 2010

Brazilian beef barons are greenwashing to preserve their place on your plate

Cattle herd in the Brazilian Amazon
In recent months, the Brazilian government has promised the world it will end the destruction of Amazon rainforest to create new cattle pastures. The tragedy is that it looks as if the reclusive inhabitants of its neighbours' forests are now in the front line.

Photo courtesy of Rhett Butler/Mongabay

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