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THE TREELESS FORESTS OF HAITI

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Title: THE TREELESS FORESTS OF HAITI
Author: NotiCen writers
Subject(s): TREELESS
Haiti
Forest
Jane Regan
charcoal
firewood
charcoal sacks
Pine forest
Fonds Verettes
Jimani
Mapou
UN World Food Program
WFP
cash crops
cook food
harvesters
climatic catastrophes
reforest
UN
World Bank
alternative energy sources
Abstract: Once three-quarters forested, Haiti now has less than 1% tree cover. The deforestation is part of an ongoing environmental disaster that recently killed 2,700 people in Haiti and the neighboring Dominican Republic when rain rushed down treeless slopes and fatally flooded valleys.
Date: 2004-07-22
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/11027

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