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SOY PROTEIN AND THE ECOSYSTEM

A vast area of virgin forest is lost to the unrelenting expansion of soy agriculture in environmentally sensitive areas. The forests cover about 30 percent of the planet’s landmass –but they are disappearing at an alarming rate. For example: between 1990 and 2020, there has been approximately a 4 percent decline in forested land globally –that equates to 1.3 million square kilometers, or an area roughly the size of South Africa.

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