09 Jun '16, 4pm

Communities lead the way in rainforest conservation in Guatemala:

Communities lead the way in rainforest conservation in Guatemala:

The Maya Biosphere Reserve, which covers one-fifth of Guatemala, is one of the most important tropical forest areas north of the Amazon and contains dozens of ancient Mayan archaeological sites. The best way to protect the reserve’s rainforest—better than national parks—has turned out to be nine community concessions, forest allotments where locals earn a living from the carefully regulated extraction of timber and plants. However, the community concessions’ future remains unclear, with contracts set to expire in the coming years and powerful forces opposing them.

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2016/06/communities-lead-the-wa...

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