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Unformatted text preview: other forms of charcoal when it is burn. Villagers explain how woodcutters come at night and cut the tree down to avoid detection. According to ecologists, the systematic deforestation left only 1% of the original huarango woodlands that once existed in the Peruvian desert. In the black market huarango is sold for about $1 per kilogram. This is considered a bargain because a gallon of natural gas cost more than $10. So far, Ms. Bordas arduous project has help planted about 20,000 huarango in Ica. People are being educated so they can better protect their native tree from extinction....
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course CORC 1332 taught by Professor Murtha during the Fall '09 term at CUNY Brooklyn.
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