Argentina: Turning Wasteland into Woodland

Inter Press Service: In Santiago del Estero, one of the Argentine provinces hit hardest by deforestation and desertification, an oasis of native tree species is being created to restore the soil and entice back farmers who were forced to leave their land. "It's not easy, it's very costly and takes time, but it's possible to rehabilitate degraded land," Sonia Ramírez, head of the reforestation project underway around the village of Colonia El Simbolar, tells IPS. In that area, 1,150 km northwest of ......

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