2012 June 30

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June 30, 2012

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Source Causes of Planetary Deforestation

Animal agriculture, in general (factory farmed or “free-range”) is responsible for the majority of all planetary deforestation. According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) secretariat, the overwhelming direct cause of deforestation is indeed, agriculture. Subsistence farming (meaning self-sufficient) is responsible for 48% of all planetary deforestation[…]