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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > How Haiti hopes to break the cycle of disaster: restoring its lost forests

How Haiti hopes to break the cycle of disaster: restoring its lost forests

Date : 23rd November 2008, Source : The Guardian (UK)



Deep gashes in the steep mountains around Gona´ves are the claw marks of the disasters that strike this north-western coastal city with deadly regularity. They are also Haiti's stigmata: the wounds of a nation caused by the near-complete deforestation of a land that was once a rich tropical habitat.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/nov/23/forests-flooding





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