16x20 Acrylic and Watercolor on Panel. Ephesia is a part of an indigenous tribe in the Brazilian Amazon. The international beef industry is the leading contributor to deforestation in this area. Some American companies benefit from this industry, mostly in terms of the leather. Some American corporations that benefit from Brazilian leather are Nike, Adidas, Timberland, Clarks, and Reebok. There are many more.
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