Britain’s taste for cheap food that’s killing Brazil’s ‘other wilderness’

Independent: An "upside-down forest" of small trees with deep roots, Brazil's wildlife-rich outback is home to a 20th of the world's species, including the spectacular blue and yellow macaw and giant armadillos. Yet this vast wilderness -- as big the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain put together -- is being rapidly lost to feed the heavily carnivorous appetites of Britons and others. What was, only a generation ago, an almost unbroken two million square kilometre mass of trees and bushes in central......

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