Saving the Selva

The World

The rainforest in southern Mexico–known as the “selva”–is slowly being destroyed to make way for farms and ranches. One Indian community is trying to stop the destruction–with an innovative blend of ecotourism and sustainable agriculture. Correspondent Tatiana Schreiber reports from the village of Zapata (za-PA-tah), in the state of Chiapas (chee-AH-pas), Mexico.

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