October 2000 Issue

The Time is Ripe for "Green" Bananas

The Time is Ripe for "Green" Bananas Bananas are America’s favorite fruit. But did you know they are also one of the world’s most environmentally destructive crops? Most bananas come from large plantations in Central America and South America, which have long been linked to rain forest destruction, wildlife displacement, accumulation of waste, extensive use of chemicals and water contamination.

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