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Re: Amazon

>     Perhaps boycotting MacDonalds et al. would be more effective. Last 
>I checked, they were among the largest buyers of Brazilian beef. I'd like 
>think this has changed, but....

Well boycotting fast food will definitely help, but I was doing some 
studying in this area and found that even after the fast food chains are out 
of the picture "rainforest cattle" are still being used for pet foods, 
clothing and furniture...

It's not just in South america, western africa has taken a hard hit from 
deforestation.  Desert now lies where rainforest once was in some areas.

well, just my 2 cents


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