In the spotlight: Rainforest conservation success in Belize

In the spotlight: Rainforest conservation success in Belize
Nestled deep in the sub-tropical forests of northern Belize, a small country in Central America about the size of Wales, is the Rio Bravo Conservation and Management Area

This 260,000 acre nature reserve, run by local conservation organisation Programme for Belize, is home to a wealth of wildlife; two top predators, the puma and jaguar, roam its forests while charismatic spider and howler monkeys make regular appearances in the tree top canopy.
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What’s being done to protect bird diversity in Ecuador?

What’s being done to protect bird diversity in Ecuador?
Discover what it takes to provide safe havens for threatened birds, in a country with one of the worst environmental records in South America

Ecuador is one of the richest countries for bird diversity on the globe. There are 1,600 species in this small country, meaning that half the bird species of the entire continent of South America can be found in Ecuador.

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Wildlife conservation volunteering in Patagonia

Wildlife conservation volunteering in Patagonia
This article was first published on the Roving Reporter blog by World Land Trust.

Monitor pumas and their prey in the wilderness of Argentina and discover what it takes to restore ecological balance

There are few places in the world today where you feel totally isolated – no WiFi, no TV, no phones, not another building from one horizon to the next. For me, this is paradise. Welcome to La Esperanza Wildlife Refuge.
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How marine protection can empower fishermen

How marine protection can empower fishermen
This article was first published on the Roving Reporter blog by World Land Trust

How can marine conservation benefit poverty stricken fishermen to create a thriving environment? We visit the Rio Sarstún in Caribbean Guatemala to find out…

Our small boat skims across the waters between Guatemala and Belize in Central America. The tropical forests that coat the nearby shore flash past in a green haze. A flock of flamingos wade in the shallows of this coral fringed coast, sunlight sparkling in their pink reflection.
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