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Honduras, home to subtropical and temperate forests, contains some of the most threatened forests in Central America. Land clearing to support rapid urban growth and huge banana plantations operated by United States-based corporations are major causes of deforestation in Honduras. Only 4.7 percent of the country's land is protected, one of the smallest percentages among all Central American countries. [more]

Honduras Links:

  • Honduras: Adventures in Nature - New book on nature, travel and environmental protection in Honduras.
  • Patuca Foundation - The Patuca Foundation's mission is the conservation and sustainable development of the remaining tropical forests in Honduras, cooperating with local non-profit organization Grupo Ecológico Olancho (GEO).
  • The Mosquitia of Honduras: Key Trade and Environment Issues - Case study from American University's Trade and Environment Database (TED).
  • World Rainforest Movement: Honduras - Index of articles on Honduras' rainforests from the World Rainforest Movement bulletin.

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