Where Are Our Trees Going?
You most definitely have heard our forests are disappearing, but do you know WHY? And no, the answer isn’t as simple as paper. Out of all deforestation drivers, “beef has by far the largest impact” and is the primary leading cause of deforestation worldwide (Union of Concerned Scientists). Forests are clear-cut or burned down to make way for cattle pastures. Most of this affects Latin America, who lose rainforest the equivalent size of Massachusetts every YEAR based solely of