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Deforestation in the Cerrado: control by meatpackers is worse than in the Amazon

Deforestation in the Cerrado: control by meatpackers is worse than in the Amazon

As the breadbasket of Brazilian agribusiness and the ‘water tank’ of river basins in biomes such as the Amazon, Caatinga and Pantanal, Cerrado has already lost half of its original vegetation cover to pastures and crops such as soybean, corn and cotton. While the rate...