In Haiti, where deforestation is a major issue, a woman found an ingenious method to cook food using the sun. This direct method of cooking avoids the need for charcoal, which contributes to deforestation. The country has lost 98% of its forests, leaving the hills bare.
• Ingenious: clever, creative, resourceful, or inventive.
• Deforestation: the act of clearing or removing trees and forests from an area.
• Charcoal: a black substance obtained by burning wood or other organic matter in the absence of air. It is used as fuel, for drawing, or as a filtering material.
• Bald: lacking vegetation or hair; bare.
Source: Vox Borders