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#3554: Border Land Use from Space: Davis reply to Curban (fwd)

From: Karen Davis <kdavis@marygrove.edu>

> Not mentioned however is an underlying reason for this
> (beyond the evident Haitian preference for a good 
> barbecue).  Namely, in the DR the price of propane is
> heavily subsized by the state (or at least it was a couple
> of years ago when I last checked).
	It was my understanding that the cutting of trees for charcoal to
sell for money skyrocketed after the killing of the creole pigs.