25 Nov. 2010
AGUA BENDITA, Mexico
A resident arranges pine logs near a saw mill in the town of Agua Bendita November 23, 2010. Local landowners collectively running a small lumber yard in the pine forests of central Mexico say they are making profits from logging and cutting carbon emissions at the same time.
Eleven communities share one sawmill in the town of Agua Bendita, processing planks for furniture and construction and earning enough to convince them that saving the forest is better than clear-cutting for agriculture. Picture taken November 23. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)