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One man's race to save India's last remaining living root bridges

One man's race to save India's last remaining living root bridges

“My hope is that this will both spread awareness of the phenomenon so that the people of the region may further benefit from it, and also contribute to its preservation for future generations,” Rogers wrote of his goal to trek through northeast India’s thick jungle to document the dimensions and location of as many existing living root bridges, ladders and observation platforms he can find. He intends to rely on skills gathered during a one-month-long solo expedition in 2015 to negotiate the terrain and communicate with local communities. He explains why the stakes are so high on his

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