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Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert: Caribbean Environmental History--Why Years of Destruction Matter
In Puerto Rico, Cuba, Haiti-and-the-Dominican Republic, and many other islands, drastic deforestation (among other damage) put in motion by earlier colonial powers has led to a plethora of ecological ills that continue to haunt the Caribbean today.  The history of this environmental destruction and how we might think about it going forward is the topic of today’s Thinking Aloud.—Original airdate: 12/10/2015

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