This bat was impaled on thorns. How did this happen? Poor Navigation? Where was Air Traffic Control? Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica.
I. Introduction to banana industry in Costa Rica
A. Where bananas are grown
B. Size of the industry
C. How banana plantations work
II. Banana Plantation Employees
A. Chemicals and environmental hazards
B. Results- health risks
III. Looking ahead
A. What is being done to improve plantations for employees
B. What still needs to be improved
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