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Tracking the hidden origins of Amazon beef in global markets

Tracking the hidden origins of Amazon beef in global markets

Journalist Marcel Gomes has revealed a complex global supply chain connecting Amazon deforestation to beef in U.S. and European markets.

Yale Environment 360 interviews Marcel Gomes.

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Forests versus cattle: which is more profitable for the Amazon?

Forests versus cattle: which is more profitable for the Amazon?

A recent shift in the Amazon rainforest could see trees outcompeting cattle ranching as a more profitable use of land, thanks to the burgeoning carbon credit market.

Manuela Andreoni reports for The New York Times.

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Climate change challenges Brazil's beef industry

Climate change challenges Brazil's beef industry

Brazil's beef industry faces a potential 25% reduction in production by 2050 if it fails to adapt to stringent climate policies and forest conservation efforts.

Maxwell Radwin reports for Mongabay.

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Hay consumption strains Colorado River's water supply
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Hay consumption strains Colorado River's water supply

In a revealing study, researchers pinpoint cattle-feed crops like alfalfa as major consumers of Colorado River's water, stirring debates on water use efficiency and sustainability.

Ian James reports for Los Angeles Times.

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Texas ranchers face long-term recovery from devastating wildfires

Texas ranchers face long-term recovery from devastating wildfires

In the wake of massive Texas wildfires, cattle ranchers grapple with extensive losses and a challenging path to recovery.

Scott Dance reports for The Washington Post.

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Debate heats up over lab-grown meat

Several U.S. states, led by Republican lawmakers, are pushing to ban the sale and production of lab-grown meat, citing concerns over competition and naturalness.

Kenny Torrella reports for Vox.

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Reducing methane from livestock is critical for stabilizing climate, but Congress continues to block farms from reporting emissions

A long standing pattern of letting livestock producers off the hook continues, even as billions pour into the industry.
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