Environmental Milestones


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6/1/2004
More than 2,000 people are killed during a week of torrential rains and flooding in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Environmentalists blame hillside deforestation for massive landslides that bury crops, animals, homes, and people.

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"Death Toll Rises to 2,000 in Haiti, Dominican Republic," Environment News Service, 1 June 2004.

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