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Industrial soy plantations are devouring this endangered South American habitat

By Mark A. Bonta / October 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Industrial soy plantations are devouring this endangered South American habitat

The Gran Chaco — a landscape of dry tropical forest and savanna grasslands that straddles Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, and Argentina — doesn’t have the glamorous image of the neighboring Amazon rainforest to the north. Yet it is home to a wealth of biodiversity, including 3,400 plant species, 500 bird species, 150 mammals, 120 reptiles and […]

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