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× Big brands breaking pledge to not destroy forests—report

A rainforest area the size of Spain will be destroyed by firms growing consumer staples like palm oil in the decade to 2020, industry's self-imposed deadline to end deforestation, Greenpeace said Tuesday.

Some of the world's largest consumer brands --- including Nestle and Unilever --- had pledged in 2010 to reach net zero deforestation within a decade through "responsible sourcing" of cattle, palm…