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Illegal Clearing by Agribusiness ‘Driving Rainforest Destruction’

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RIO DE JANEIRO, May 28 (IPS) – Deforestation in Latin America and the Caribbean accounts for 44 per cent of the global loss of tropical forests, with most of the conversion to agricultural land being carried out illegally, concludes a study by the non-profit organisation Forest Trends.

Read the full story, “Illegal Clearing by Agribusiness ‘Driving Rainforest Destruction’”, on globalissues.org

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