Cattle Ranching's Impact on Rainforests
Cattle Ranching's Impact on Rainforests,
By Rhett Butler,,

"The majority of the commercial destruction in the Amazon Basin from the 1960s to early 1990s was not due to logging or mining, but to cattle ranchers and land speculators who burned huge tracts of rainforest before planting the areas with African grasses for pasture."

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