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Central America In Central America, the forest area has decreased by 40% the past 40 years, period that coincides with the growth of livestock. Since 1990, the area of forests in the world that is lost each year is equivalent to the size of a country like Portugal, according to FAO data. The increase in meat production is due to a transformation in the models of consumption in the world, controlled by an increasingly small minority that decides the assortment of foods from the big supermarket chains, extended by the developed world and expanding in countries that yearn to be it. Such is the case of India and China, with 2. 300 million inhabitants, are soaring global consumption of meat. In China, food staples such as rice consumption has decreased considerably, but demand for meat has quadrupled since 1980. Although the Asian giant has had remarkable achievements in its economic development and to alleviate hunger, there are still millions of peasants that you are hungry. Globally, more than 800 million people suffer from hunger or malnutrition. Even so, most of the crops of corn and soybean in the world feeds animals slaughtered for a minority. As a more recent phenomenon, thousands of hectares are destined to grow tons of Argentine soy not to feed this hungry population, but that some people can drive your car without charge of consciousness. Therefore, United Nations speaks of crime against humanity. Excessive consumption of meat is characteristic of societies that are seeing grow children with less life expectancy than their parents at their age or with a high probability of developing diabetes by eating habits. We have to ask ourselves less dependent on meat and more balanced diets not only to digest all these data, but to improve our bodies, our environment and our society. Carlos...
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Buenos Aires One of the most significant and beautiful Buenos Aires, tours is the circuit of Gardel, specifically in the neighborhood of el Abasto. The tour is in touring and visiting, for two hours, one of the more Buenos Aires neighborhoods of the city (Abasto), where grew and consolidated as an artist: Carlos Gardel, el zorzal criollo. Without a doubt, one of the great symbols of the Argentine tango. It is also known as the morocho del Abasto. Every Saturday at five in the afternoon guided tour begins. Part of Corrientes Avenue at 3190, then make a walk through the area of the Abasto market. Once it was an old market suppliers of the city; Today they have become an important commercial centre, although it retains certain features architectural of that era and the abovedades roofs. As the journey goes cattle land, will be enjoying of actors and dancers of tango that simulate scenes of everyday life in a neighborhood of immigrants from the beginning of the 20th century. Also you'll see on the streets of el Abasto tango is danced everywhere; to the like in the neighborhood of San Telmo. That ends the show, can immediately go to the Museo Casa Carlos Gardel (Jean Jaures 735). There you can immerse yourself in the life of the singer, as it is the site where he lived with his mother Bertha. In addition you can stroll the sidewalks and delight in the myriad of houses (especially in this block), whose facades are all threaded. And if you decide to walk the neighborhood, a must-see is the walk of the fillet. There, in a stretch of the street, discover great artists of filet, precisely a decorative expression that Zelaya was born in el Abasto, in the passage. Even lingers the essence of that passage....