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Greetings from the Anthropocene: in Brazil, combines harvest
soybeans on land that was part of the rain forest.

An area of forest twice the size of the UK has been destroyed since 2010 to create plantations that supply some of the world’s leading food companies, according to a Greenpeace report.

The rate of forest loss has increased since 2016, meaning that pledges by Nestlé, Mondelez and other companies in 2010 to end deforestation by 2020 may not be met, the group said.

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