Mexico Fires

The World

Environmentalists say that the recent fires in Mexico represent the country’s “biggest ecological disaster of this century.” That’s no overstatement. Authorities are still trying to assess the damage to a million and a half acres which included virgin rain and cloud forests. Living On Earth correspondent Janna Schroeder tells us of her recent, first-hand look at the damage, as well as her exploration of the region’s new problems.

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