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Hope in the Heart of the Yucatán

Our Follow the Farmer contest winner Joanna Parkman traveled to the Mayan jungle in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula to learn about sustainable forestry. See a part of Mexico where 300-year-old trees tower over the forest floor and find out how the local cooperatives produce wood while conserving the ancient forest.

Burning Peruvian forest - photo by Mohsin Kazmi

Forests are falling at an alarming rate.

Each minute, 85 acres are destroyed.