Demand for meat is driving deforestation in Brazil – changing the soy industry could stop it — Palm Oil Detectives

Barbara Crane Navarro

Angela Guerrero, Stockholm University and Malika Virah-Sawmy, Humboldt University of Berlin Soy may have a pretty innocuous reputation thanks to its association with vegan food and meat alternatives. But don’t be fooled – crops of this pale legume are behind much of Brazil’s epidemic of deforestation. Since 2000, Brazil has doubled its total area of[…]

Demand for meat is driving deforestation in Brazil – changing the soy industry could stop it — Palm Oil Detectives

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