Panama's plan to go green and reforest 1 million hectares by 2050

a man clears damaage form a hurricane

In recent years, Panama has experienced the impacts of climate change, from flooding and landslides caused by torrential rains to hurricanes that killed 20 people last year. Image: REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Anastasia Moloney
Latin America and Caribbean Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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An aerial view of the new Panama Canal expansion project on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal during an organized media tour by Italy's Salini Impregilo, one of the main sub contractors of the Panama Canal Expansion project, on the outskirt of Colon City, Panama May 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Carlos Jasso - S1BETDNJVDAA
An aerial view of the new Panama Canal expansion project on the Atlantic side of the Panama. Image: REUTERS/Carlos Jasso - S1BETDNJVDAA
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