The Bacon Uprising: How China's Top-Secret Strategic Pork Reserve Is Burning Down The Amazon



Fast Company
has a very interesting article about how China's demand for cheap pork for the growing middle-class is having a devastating affect on Brazil's rainforest.

"In the latest installment of the Butterfly Effect: The Chinese middle class is eating more and more meat, and Beijing wants to keep prices low. That means finding a way to feed all those pigs with grain imported from land cut from the Brazilian rainforest, leading to conflict within the BRICs."

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Tags: Agriculture | China | Forestry

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