Wednesday, September 09, 2009

CATTLE, CONSUMERS AND CONSERVATION IN THE AMAZON


"The whole Amazon will be torn down if we don't come up with a sensible and effective system. The time to act is now."

Mongabay.com has just published one of the most thorough analysis of the current challenge to the Amazon Basin that I have seen. It's got everything, including photos, graphs and back stories. If you want to understand the incredible challenge that the forest and its peoples are facing, including some stunning recent initiatives to turn back the devastation, please keep reading here.

Many thanks to Rhett Butler for continuing to bring us and the world the latest in-depth information.

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