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Forest Food Connection

The connection between deforestation-related emissions and agricultural expansion is well documented, with commercial agriculture driving 71% of tropical deforestation. 


Understanding these connections, RAN has taken on various corporate sectors that connect agriculture, deforestation and climate change. RAN was one of the first US-based organizations to make the connection between the destruction of rainforests and grazing land for beef cattle in the early 1980s.

Dig Deeper: The Forest-Food Connection

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