Internalizing Externalities: Deforestation rate sees biggest drop

The AP reports that Brazil has experienced one of the biggest drop of deforestation rates in 20 years.   The cause? Other than among conservation efforts, a drop most likely would be attributed to…

…the drop in world prices for beef, soy and other products that drive people to clear land for agriculture in the rainforest.

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