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January 21, 2020 - The Sun

Britain‘s ‘chicken boom’ is destroying South America’s forests, Greenpeace warns

Britain‘s ‘chicken boom’ is destroying South America’s forests, Greenpeace warns
Amazon burning, clearning landCredit: Victor Moriyama, Greenpeace

BRITAIN'S love of chicken nuggets is fuelling the destruction of South America's rainforests.

That's according to a bombshell new Greenpeace report, which argues that vast swathes of forest are being cleared on the continent to grow food for the UK's booming poultry farms. More and more shoppers are choosing to buy chicken over red meat on health and environmental grounds, the report, published Tuesday, claims. However, those who make the switch are unwittingly helping to wipe out wildlife across the Atlantic.

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