Deforestation in Haiti - View from the Air

Deforestation in Haiti - View from the Air

Looking at Haiti from the air, it looks severely deforested... Haiti IS severely deforested... Only 3 percent of Haiti is covered with trees... Wow!

Deforestation in Haiti is a severe environmental problem. In 1923, over 60% of Haiti's land was forested; by 2006, less than 2% of Haiti was forested.

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Haiti - Environment - Starting May 1st 2013, the Haitian government will begin a campaign to plant millions of trees in Haiti with a 50 year plan to take Haiti's forest coverage from a deadly 2% all the way up to 29% where Cuba stands right now.

Read: A Greener Haiti by 2016 - Bold New Haiti Reforestation Plan

This week is earth week. This is the perfect time to bring up the topic of Deforestation, a sad chapter facing our homeland, Haiti Cherie.

Read: Earth Week - Haiti is Dying

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