Deforestation in Haiti: A horse loaded with charcoal going to market
Here is one of the main causes of deforestation in Haiti: Look at this picture of a horse loaded with charcoal from the countryside going to market.
By the end of the day, these 3 bags of charcoal will make it to a Haitian kitchen. by the end of the week it's gone... Burned to ashes.
Charcoal is Haiti's chief source of fuel and the #1 cause for deforestation and environmental disasters.
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