IN THE AMERICAS WITH DAVID YETMAN

Program Details
Air Time: 
01/27/2014 - 11:30pm - 11:59pm
Program Title: 
THE RAINFOREST NISEI: JAPANESE IMMIGRANTS IN THE A
Program Service: 
EX
Program URL: 
http://www.intheamericas.com/
PSIP Description: 
Prosperous Japanese farmers protect large tracts of primary tropical forest in the Amazon.
Long Description: 
In the early 1920s, a small group of Japanese peasants received a land grant deep in the vast forests of the Amazon. Today their descendents have become prosperous farmers, raising tropical crops and pepper, all the while protecting large tracts of primary tropical forest.