The ruins of the town of Valdivia in the southernmost Mexican state of Chiapas. The town was destroyed by a tropical storm in 1998.

The ruins of the town of Valdivia in the southernmost Mexican state of Chiapas. The town was destroyed by a tropical storm in 1998.

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Jason Margolis

Alejandro Hernandez with The Nature Conservancy standing in the low-lands with the Sierra Madre de Chiapas mountains in the background.

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Jason Margolis

The actions taken in the hillside community Toquian y las Nubes, or, Toquian and the clouds, impact water runoff and towns down below.

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Jason Margolis

Coffee trees throughout Central America, like these in the village Toquian y las Nubes, have been destroyed by the fungal disease La Roya.

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Jason Margolis

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