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Majority Of Deforested Amazon Land Used As Cattle Pasture
2011-09-05 04:10:37

More than three-fifths of the deforested areas in the Brazilian Amazon Rain forest are being used for grazing cattle.

2011-07-14 15:27:11

A Kansas State University geographer is part of a research team out to prove what environmental scientists have suspected for years: Increasing the production of soybean and biofuel crops in Brazil increases deforestation in the Amazon.

2010-12-08 00:00:42

Botanical Research Institute of Texas to present its 2011 International Award of Excellence in Conservation to John Cain Carter for persuading Brazilian landowners to use sustainable land management practices to improve the environment and save the Amazon rain forest. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) December 7, 2010 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas(BRIT) will present its 2011 International Award of Excellence in Conservation to John Cain Carter, the native Texan who is the founder and...

2010-03-31 08:30:00

SAO PAULO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Estimates compiled by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) project a 10% increase in sugarcane production in the 2010/11 harvest, which officially begins tomorrow (April 1) in the country's South-Central region.


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