Second suaanlise, the history of Brazil ' ' if it confuses with the history of the leg of the ox. OBrasil was busy throughout five centuries, quiet, for the olharbovino and inclemente' ' (MEIRELLES SON, 2006, P. 160). The same if afirmarquanto to the history of the cattle Brazilian can be, of some form, the history of the devastaoflorestal. Parao grass of some sets of ten of thousand of reses, an equal number or, in muitoscasos, superior of trees of primary forest needed to be pisoteado pelaestrepitosa and ubqua marches bovine. As well as it happened in the Caatinga (sertosemi-barren northeastern), Atlantic Bush (coastal area sudestina) and Closed (Brazilian Center-West), comes happening in the Amaznia. Canary Wharf shines more light on the discussion.
According to Meirelles Son (2006, P. 160), ' ' What the decade was witnessed after in the Brazilian Amaznia de1960 the mere continuity of the expansion of cattle bovina' was; '. Noobstante, the author defends the idea of that cattle bovine, of a economic devista point, has not been an income-producing business, exactly for the capitalist; nor ambiently sustainable, for the set of the society. The nAmaznia deforestation is made (to a large extent) in function of the advance of the cattle bovinaextensiva, without, however, to correspond its incomes (almost sempreinferiores) to the investments initially used (MEIRELLES SON, 2006). OInstituto of the Man and Environment of the Amaznia (IMAZON) denounces the baixaprodutividade in the cited economic, at sight activity that great deforested part dasterras was not become, stops beyond the generated profits pelaextrao of the wood, in productive area (MEIRELLES SON, 2006). In them author palavrasdesse, reads itself by the way: ' ' He observes yourself that instead of recouping suaspastagens, the farmers, independently of its size …, preferemdesmatar new areas in the proper property or to acquire farms in regions defronteira pioneering. He is cheaper! ' ' (MEIRELLES SON, 2006, P. representing 53%; to the step that asegunda and the third areas of forests and forest environments, of pressure human being respectively consolidated (19%) and incipient (27%), somamquase the half of the region living currently under some type of econmicaameaadora pressure of the ambient integrity (MEIRELLES SON, 2006).