Haiti and the Dominican Republic are on the same island and pretty much divide it in half. Haiti has been in the news recently because of the Jan 12, 2010 magnitude 7 earthquake that destroyed Port-aux-Prince. With that coverage their has been some talk about how deforested Haiti is.
In the image to the left you see a portion of the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. On the left side of the image you see mostly brown and on the right side you see mostly green. Haiti is on the left, the Dominican Republic is on the right. The white spots are clouds.
Haiti is fairly typical of third world countries:
- A government that doesn’t care about the people
- A government that only looks out for the members of the ruling class
- A government that allows big business to rape the land
- People left to fend for themselves thereby using up (consuming) what resources are left after the governments and corporations are done. Continue reading “Deforestation in Haiti – Reforestation Project” »
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