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Ecuador Maps 20-Year Plan to Slow Deforestation

oldgrowth.jpgThe jungle was beautiful, but the picture on the right is the only old growth tree (yes it is a tree and not a cliff) we saw on a week long boat trip in Ecuador.

Ecuador, which lost more of its forest cover than any other nation in South America in the 1990s, is developing a 20-year plan to work with the private sector to plant new trees and protect old forest.

Chop here.

December 10, 2003 in economy, ecuador, environment, Travel | Permalink