One Cyclist Travels Two Continents to Save the Trees

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When one Peace Corps volunteer came to understand the flimsy safeguards a "reserve" provided the forest near his post in Paraguay, he was motivated to do something that would provide true protections for the trees. The solution he settled on involved two wheels and a lot of miles.Good writes:

Last year, Hagler launched the Ride for the Trees, a solo bicycle trek from Paraguay to the United States, with the goal of raising money and spreading the word—all while hauling everything from camp stove to laptop.

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