The regional herd has grown by almost 1000% since the 1970s and today represents over 40% of the total national amount. Brazil signed a commitment to reduce 30% of its greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the decade and will have to review its cattle husbandry practice in forest areas.
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Brazil threatens $282m in fines for beef linked to Amazon deforestation
Federal prosecutors in Brazil are threatening to fine 26 cold stores $282 million for buying cattle raised in illegally deforested areas and on Indian reservations.