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A new leaf: the hardy trees reforesting the Amazon

18.10.2018
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Scientists in Peru have found tree species that thrive in land poisoned by gold miners; now they have started plantingFlying above the Tambopata River in a single-engine Cessna turboprop, the panorama is desolate. Jungle rivers are ripped open into a delta of sand dunes and stagnant, discoloured ponds. Ant-sized bulldozers roll down mud paths on the soggy moonscape dotted with glinting corrugated iron rooftops.Amid the roar of the propellers, Cesar Ascorra eagerly points to a cluster of newly planted saplings in the sand. They are evenly spaced, like a polka dot pattern, but the area they cover is dwarfed by the swathe of destruction carved by illegal gold miners. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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