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Saving the Mexican Rain Forest

The Lacandona jungle of southern Mexico once covered 12,000 square miles, but farming and logging have reduced the rain forest by two-thirds in the last three decades. Preservation efforts are under way. NPR's Gerry Hadden reports.

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