Tropical deforestation attributed to beef pasture

hectares, 2001–2014

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Tropical forest loss attributed to the expansion of beef production]. Forest loss is complete removal of tree cover exceeding 5 meters in height and 25 percent of canopy cover.

Source: Florence Pendrill, U. Martin Persson, Javier Godar, Thomas Kastner, Daniel Moran, Sarah Schmidt, Richard Wood, Agricultural and forestry trade drives large share of tropical deforestation emissions, Global Environmental Change, Volume 56, 2019, Pages 1-10.