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Our Beef Addiction Has Contributed To Shocking New Deforestation Figures

Published: 
Wed, 06/27/2018 - 3:20pm

Enough trees to fill 44 football fields were lost from tropical forests every minute of every day during 2017 as the world racked up its second worst year for global tree cover loss, according to new data from the University of Maryland published by the World Resources Institute.

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Agriculture Hasn’t Made Much Progress on Its Promise to End Deforestation

Published: 
Mon, 11/07/2016 (All day)

Lots of talk but little concrete action—that seems to be the takeaway from a new report published this week examining the progress made in tackling the global agriculture industry’s devastating effect on the world’s forests.

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Be Patriotic: Go Beefless on July 4th

Published: 
Thu, 07/04/2013 - 11:02am
Category: 
Shopping & Food

The Washington Post published a provocative essay on Sunday that makes the case that hamburgers are the least patriotic food you could eat on the Fourth of July.