Rural Poverty on Negros Island

Rural poverty remains the single greatest obstacle to environmental and economic stability. Subsistence farmers continue to move ever higher onto steep, rocky mountainsides to plant corn for a few years before erosion forces them to move on. This photograph was taken onNegros Island. (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
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(c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0

Title Rural Poverty on Negros Island
Description Rural poverty remains the single greatest obstacle to environmental and economic stability. Subsistence farmers continue to move ever higher onto steep, rocky mountainsides to plant corn for a few years before erosion forces them to move on. This photograph was taken onNegros Island.
Subjects
  • Philippines
  • Philippines Natural History
  • botany
Summary Rural Poverty on Negros Island, [275x177], (image/jpeg)
Creator(s)
  • Dr. Lawrence R. Heaney : Field Museum of Natural History - Zoology

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