Global investments that cause most deforestation equals $92.2 billion

July 16, 2014

"The global annual value of investments in the three agribusiness commodities that, together with timber, biofuels, cause most deforestation (beef, soya and palm oil) is about US$92.2 billion. The best global governments can muster to combat deforestation has been about US$6 billion over the last four years."

 

Andrew Mitchell, "What Price a Rainforest?" Resurgence & Ecologist, no. 280 (2013): 14

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