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Live cattle export related to deforestation of Brazilian Amazon – MFA study

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The export of live cattle, of which Brazil is one of the world leaders with 400,000 head shipped per year, not only causes suffering to the animals but also puts pressure on the deforestation of the Amazon, according to a study released Monday by the non-governmental organization Mercy for Animals (MFA).

This is because most of the ships with which Brazil exports live cattle leave from the port of Vila do Conde, in the Amazon state of Pará (north), and are supplied with cattle from nearby ranches, many located in areas with high rates . . .

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