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Extreme drought could hurt future beef supply in U.S. and Canada, experts warn

Experts say an uptick in drought and other extreme weather events has beef farmers in the U.S. and Canada thinning their herds in near-record numbers, which could lead to supply problems in the beef industry over the longer term.

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Cattle, not coca, drive deforestation of the Amazon in Colombia – report

Cattle-ranching, not cocaine, has driven the destruction of the Colombian Amazon over the last four decades, a new study has found.

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Brazilian dry forests are chronically degraded even in non-deforested areas

Caatinga, a biome of shrublands and dry forests in northeast Brazil, is severely threatened by human activity even in non-deforested areas.

Nestlé says it can be virtuous and profitable. Is that even possible?
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Nestlé says it can be virtuous and profitable. Is that even possible?

The world’s largest food company is trying to show it can be environmentally sustainable and still make money. Activists are skeptical.
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