By continuing to browse our site, you agree that cookies are used to provide you with relevant content and a better experience. Read more about it

The forest planter (Mexico)

2021 • 53' • French & English

Poster of The forest planter (Mexico)

Director(s): Jean-Christophe Chatton • Producer(s): Grand Angle Productions • Coproducer(s): France Télévisions • Country of production: France • Format(s): HD

In Mexico there is an ancestral and devastating pastoral tradition… the burn.
The peasants set fire to their fields to clean them in order to sow the next crops, often these fires escalate and spread to the wooded hills.
Between 20 to 30,000 hectares of natural areas go up in smoke every year in Chiapas!
Faced with this tragedy, José Camacho affectionately nicknamed El capitán, had this simple idea: to use his small plane to reforest the devastated lands and accelerate the natural process of reforestation ...

A question? Contact us

episodes (15)

Add to collection

Please register to screen the entire program and add it to your collection

Create an account