In Guatemala, an experiment in forest management

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Forest degradation continues to be a big concern throughout Latin America, where some 650 million hectares of land have been degraded or destroyed in the past several years.

But, increasingly, sustainable forest management programs are being put in place to help correct the problem. Watch these images from Guatemala, where residents live off the land in a responsible way.

In Guatemala, an experiment in forest management

In Guatemala, an experiment in forest management

Forest degradation continues to be a big concern throughout Latin America, where some 650 million hectares of land have been degraded or destroyed in the past several years.