Against the Grain

Against the Grain – November 23, 2004

Soy and the Amazon
The destruction of the Amazon proceeds every year with greater speed. What is driving the clearing of “the lungs of the world”? Geographers Wendy Jepson and Jan Maarten Dros and Environmental Defense’s Steve Schwarzmann talk about the role of soy production in transforming the greater Amazon region.

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