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Crop Insurance Subsides are Contributing to Massive Wildlife Habitat Loss in the US

More than 23 million acres of grassland, shrub land, and wetlands lost in past three years, says new report

High crop prices and unlimited crop insurance subsidies contributed to the loss of more than 23 million acres of grassland, shrub land and wetlands between 2008 and 2011, new research by Environmental Working Group and Defenders of Wildlife shows. Photo by Patrick…
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by: Scott Faber – August 6, 2012


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