20 Apr '15, 7am

Policy changes made by McDonald’s in 2006 have actually helped slow the rate of deforestation in the Amazon...

Unfortunately, while the soy exported out of Brazil did bring a certain amount of income to the country, deforestation in the Amazon has an extremely negative effect on the world as a whole. The Amazon rainforest is home to a full 10 percent of the world’s mammals, 15 percent of all plants and 220,000 indigenous people from 180 tribes. It is a place of rich life and culture that has been largely untouched by the western world. On top of this, the Amazon rainforest plays an important role in removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and slowing climate change.

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2015/01/30/mcdonalds-has-helped-s...

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