Panamanian indigenous people act to protect the forest from invading loggers

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. DARIÉN GAP, Panama — There is a land at the center of the Americas that is said to remain in the wild. It is the only place on the entire three-continent landmass where the 30,000-kilometer (19,000 mile) Pan-American Highway is interrupted, a distinction that gives the […]

Alissa Goldberg’s insight:
Drones are key to saving and preserving this critically diverse and unfragmented area of Panama. It is huge for watching for illegal foresting as well as for digitizing boundaries of the area to prevent corrupt people from taking land illegally and destroying the ecosystem. Really good read!

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