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Date TimeAugust 24, 2019
VoiceTwo of the industries involved in the infernos consuming the Amazon rainforest and drawing the attention of global powers gathered at the G7 meeting in France are familiar to diners worldwide: soy and beef.
Global appetite for beef, soy fuels Amazon fires
Brazil is the world's largest exporter of beef, with a record 1.64 million tons sent to its top markets China, Egypt and the European Union in 2018, according to the Brazilian Beef Exporters Association.
All this growth has come at the expense of the Amazon.

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