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Amazon Cattle Footprint, Mato Grosso: State of Destruction

Publication | January 29, 2009 at 9:08

These Greenpeace maps show that cattle ranching is the primary driver of deforestation in the Amazon state of Mato Grosso.

Location of Mato Grosso in the Amazon region

Publication | January 29, 2009 at 16:14

The Amazon rainforest is home to the most diverse ecosystem on earth, as well as millions of indigenous peoples. It is under grave threat from being cleared and burned primarily for cattle pastures. Deforestation not only destroys biodiversity...

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