PodcastPodcast, The Take
The sounds of Mexico’s last rainforest
To celebrate World Rainforest Day, we look into Mexico’s fight to save their last rainforest.
Published On 21 Jun 2021
Scientists say that two-thirds of the biggest rainforest in Mexico, the Lancandon Jungle, has been lost. With only 10 percent of virgin territory to protect, environmental groups and Indigenous people are fighting to curb deforestation, illegal logging, and trade with protected species.
To help us celebrate World Rainforest Day, we talked to Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Mexico, Manuel Rapalo, about his excursion to the jungle and the protected species he met there.
In this episode:
Manuel Rapalo (@Manuel_Rapalo), Al Jazeera correspondent in Mexico
Connect with The Take:
Twitter (@AJTheTake), Instagram (@ajthetake) and Facebook (@TheTakePod)
Source: Al Jazeera