The steep price we pay for cheap chocolate

The steep price we pay for cheap chocolate
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Our ravenous demand for chocolate is driving people worldwide to clear forests for cacao farmland.

While chocolate brings so many people so much pleasure, its widespread availability comes at a high price. Growing and harvesting cocoa harms the environment, farmers and farm workers — and as global temperatures rise and weather patterns shift, climate change will dramatically reduce the land where cocoa can be grown and hurt those who rely on it.

The steep price we pay for cheap chocolate

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