There's Hollywood's latest; an apocolyptic take on sudden climate change and a world gone mad. And there's real life. True disaster swept across the border region of Haiti and the Dominican Republic...
Around 40% of the Dominican Republic is forested. The forest area increased at an annual rate of 2.4% between 1990 and 2015, primarily due to the expansion of plantations (FAO, 2015). Illegal logging is a widespread problem in the country.