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For more than 500 years, the appropriation of Brazilian space has been based on the progressive transformation of the natural ecosystems into rural areas. The extensive bovine farming developed on the marginal zones, constitutes the spearhead of the colonisation of new spaces that are eventually...

Author(s)
Bonaudo, T.; Tourrand, J. F.; Lossouarn, J.; Poccard-Chapuis, R.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Paris, France
Citation
14 èmes Recontres autour des recherches sur les ruminants, Paris, les 5 et 6 Décembre 2007, 2007, pp 25-28
Abstract

This chapter reviews current evidence about the short-term environmental consequences of livestock production in developing countries. The first section summarizes the environmental and ecological impacts of land conversion, emphasizing change from natural habitats to agricultural use (but also...

Author(s)
Blake, R. W.; Nicholson, C. F.
Publisher
Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, UK
Citation
Responding to the livestock revolution: the role of globalisation and implications for poverty alleviation, 2004, pp 133-153