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Farmers in Honduras and Costa Rica learn alternative to slashing and burning rainforests.

(Image credit: Inga Foundation video )

Rainforests are an important defense against climate change because they absorb carbon. But many are being destroyed on a massive scale. In the tropics, farmers often slash and burn forests to clear fertile land for crops.

Source: Farmers in Honduras and Costa Rica learn alternative to slashing and burning rainforests » Yale Climate Connections

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