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Our Love For Avocados Is Destroying Rare Forests

The impact is having a devastating effect on the species which flourish in the region. High avocado prices have fueled deforestation in Michoacan state, Mexico (AP) A mature avocado orchard uses almost twice as much water as fairly dense forest, meaning less reaches Michoacán’s legendary crystalline mountain streams on which the forests and animals depend. (Click on title for full story.)