In the Yungas, coca leaf is everywhere, it's an ancestral cultivation in Bolivia but also used to make cocaine. This plant is lucrative, and it became a monoculture which is causing trees to vanish.
Around the world, the environment is increasingly under threat from industrial pollution, business development of the wilderness and climate change. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Environment” feature reporting that covers climate change, deforestation, biodiversity, pollution, and other factors that impact the health of the world around us. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on the environment.