Farmers till a newly sprouted corn field in Oaxaca, Mexico. The indigenous Mixteca people in Oaxaca and neighboring states are suffering from the region's severe environmental degradation due to soil erosion. As a consequence, the population of the area is dropping—the state has lost about 18 percent of its population over the years.
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