[Marxism] Trump's Trade War Linked To Amazon Rainforest Destruction | HuffPost
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Tue Aug 27 05:52:02 MDT 2019
As unsold U.S. soybeans are stored in silos across the farm belt,
Brazilian farmers and corporations scramble to satisfy the voracious
Chinese market. The push to break new ground amid President Donald
Trump’s trade war with China is putting increasing pressure on the
Amazon rainforest and is likely linked to the region’s devastating
fires, according to experts.
“There is concern that market pressures related to the disruptions in
global trade contributed to the fires in the Amazon,” Paul
Murphy-Spooner, the spokesperson for the American Soybean Association,
said in an email to HuffPost.
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