Soya and the Cerrado
31 May 2011
The Brazilian Cerrado is a vast mosaic of contrasting landscapes that makes it the most biodiverse savannah region on the planet. It is undoubtedly one of the world’s great natural assets. Yet this extraordinary area is facing destruction on a huge scale due to the rapid expansion of beef, soya and other crops.
This report is intended to bring wide attention to what is happening to the Cerrado and other areas, and it outlines potential ways to help alleviate the habitat destruction that is taking place.