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Latin America’s ‘magic tree’ slowly coming back to life

The guaimaro, a highly prized tree bearing nutritious fruit, once abundant throughout South America, is slowly being coaxed back from near extinction in Colombia. Widely adaptable, the tree is resistant to drought--- though not, sadly, to man. Deforestation has decimated the bountiful tree, whose leaves and fruit have for centuries sustained animals and humans alike. Without trees, there is no water, and without water, there are no trees. People cut it, burn it for cultivation, for their livestock

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