Organization / PublicationZuma Press for Greenpeace
PlaceBelterra, Brazilian Amazon
CaptionA tree stands isolated in a soybean field on the edge of rainforest. Soy farming has overtaken cattle ranching and logging as a destroyer of rainforest. Soy is used widely in animal feed for high-density farming, as well as for human consumption. Locally, soy farming provided a source of income in what was an economically depressed area.