Haitian Students Breathe New Life into Depleted Pine Forest
To commemorate International Environment Day (annually 5 June) hundreds of Haitian students take part in a massive tree-planting campaign at a pine forest, one of Haiti’s last, four hours drive from Port-au-Prince. The once-great forest has been depleted for charcoal production and to make room for farm land.
A young girl carries her seedling to where it will be planted.
Photo ID 477343. 17/06/2011. Haiti. UN Photo/Logan Abassi. www.unmultimedia.org/photo/