Race for Land is Destroying the Guatemalan Rainforest

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The Guardian has a must-read piece on how encroachment by farmers into Guatemala's rainforests has trebled in the last five years, bringing the much-needed canopy tumbling down. The article details what threats face the forest, and it comes less than a month after another Guardian piece detailing how Guatemalan drug barons are accused of destroying the rainforest as well.
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