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After decades of work and millions of dollars invested by the international community, Haiti is still one of the most polluting countries in the world. Since 98% of Haiti's forests have already disappeared, the UN estimates that approximately 30% of the country's remaining trees are destroyed every year.
Madagascar is a nation of over 200,000 plant and animal species which exist nowhere else in the world. However, more than 90% of Madagascar's original forests have already been destroyed, displacing entire animal species. It has thus become impossible for the Madagascans to farm in the fallow fields.
A world heritage site that is home to the Bengal tigers, unicorn rhinos and many other animals that are among the most endangered species on earth.
Nepal is, however, one of the poorest and least developed countries in the world. Without financial resources or the knowledge to manage endangered resources in a sustainable way, Nepalese villagers often degrade their land to survive. In this way, the problem perpetuates their poverty.