AVOCADO RISE

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Bernat Mestres - 2020 - Spain - 11 min
  • Documentary
'.AVOCADO RISE.'

Climate change strikes the Caribe. The Dominican Republic faces its most severe drought in the last 30 years. The Bahoruco mountain range, biosphere reserve and home for the rainy forest, is the source of the main rivers of the region. Bahoruco is seriously threatened by the worlwide increasing avocaco demand, whose price keeps on rising and motivates illegal growers to chop down and exploit natural protected areas with the government leave.