The Bacon Uprising: How China’s Top-Secret Strategic Pork Reserve Is Burning Down The Amazon | Fast Company

The Chinese middle class is eating more and more meat, and Beijing wants to keep prices low. That means finding a way to feed all those pigs with grain imported from land cut from the Brazilian rainforest, leading to conflict within the BRICs

Interesting discussion of a Butterfly effect, except this is a huge butterfly – China!

via The Bacon Uprising: How China’s Top-Secret Strategic Pork Reserve Is Burning Down The Amazon | Fast Company.

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