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Could cocoa seedlings hold the key?

19 May

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Modern slavery is destroying the environment – to meet demand for shrimps and pet food

…When the cocoa pods began to grow, “that’s when our lives began to change”. He told me how he sold about 1,000 kilos of cocoa and for the first time ever was able to buy more than just the food his family needed. His children went to school and their lives improved dramatically. The forest is now preserved and guarded. Barros plants new trees and harvests other cash crops like Brazil nuts that grow naturally….

source: http://theconversation.com/uk

 
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