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In Depth (Greening the Earth: Costa Rica) #903797

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 23, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Increases in carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere noted.

(Osa peninsula, Costa Rica: Anne Thompson) Costa Rica’s reforestation project that helps the environment and the economy featured; details given about payments to farmers to raise trees instead of rainforest-destroying coffee and cattle and about the rise in eco-tourism. [Former Environmental Minister Carlos Manuel RODRIGUEZ††- says the best way to protect the environment is touching the heart and the pocket of Costa Rica.] [Tree farmer Fiorella VALLE‡ {thru translator} – says the trees will finance the education of her children.] [Enel Latin America Roger QUESADA†- says we are proud to do a small thing for the environment.] [The Nature Conservancy Zdenka PISKULICH†- explains what the US gets for forgiving Costa Rica’s debt in exchange for rainforest protection.] [Bosque del Cabo resort owner Phil SPIER†- comments on his lodge property.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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