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Costa Rica's Biodiversity

Ademar Serrano Abarca

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Ademar Serrano Abarca

Farmer Ademar Serrano Abarca, 65, has devoted a quarter of his land to forest, and grows coffee and more than 15 different food crops on the rest. He says pest infestations are drastically lower on his land than on land with no trees.