Mon, 9 March 2020
If the American image of prosperity is “a chicken in every pot,” in China it’s pork on every plate and that spells trouble for the greenery of the Amazon Basin. Melissa Chan went to Brazil for The Atlantic to report on the connection. What is it? Here’s a hint, what does every good pig want to feed on? Soybeans. And guess where more and more soybeans are being grown, and changing everything from the local economy to the global environment.