Agricultural expansion: an "either or more" factor in deforestation
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Pastureland has been identified as the leading driver of deforestation in many parts of Latin America. But when considering alternative land uses - like the growing of soya beans and oil palm - it's not necessarily an "either-or" question, says Pablo Pacheco, a scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research.
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