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North and Central America
North America contains the largest continuous area of coastal temperate rainforest in the world, with rainforests extending from Oregon to Alaska. Coastal temperate rainforests are among the most complex ecosystems on the planet. North America's coastal rainforests contain at least 350 species of birds and animals and 25 tree species, including cedar, hemlock, and spruce. [more]

North and Central America Topics:

North and Central America Links:

  • ACERCA - Action for Community and Ecology in the Rainforests of Central America: Action alerts, news, information and links.
  • Base de Datos de ONG de Centroamérica - Searchable database of Central American NGOs - in Spanish
  • Central America Rainforest Conservation News & Information  Editor's Pick  - An archive of Central American rainforest conservation news and information.
  • Central American Ecology and Environment - Provides maps and scientific resources on Central American ecology and related issues. In English and Spanish.
  • Cloud Forest Alive - Provides information on the cloud forests of Central America and the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. With a library, online laboratory, and live cameras.
  • Eco-Index  Editor's Pick  - A searchable almanac of current and past conservation projects in Mesoamerica, with project descriptions, goals, achievements, lessons learned, and more.
  • Ecotrust - Dedicated to supporting the emergence of a conservation economy along North America's coastal temperate rain forest from California to Alaska
  • Inforain - A bioregional information system for the North American rainforest coast. Focus on environment, economy, and community. Includes maps, news, and a database.
  • NASA's Land Cover Land Use Change Program: Central America - Maps and reports detailing land use and land cover in Central America.
  • North American Forest Cover and Protected Areas - Maps and forest cover information on North America.
  • Quetzal Bird Trade, Culture and Environment - Case study from American University's Trade and Environment Database (TED).
  • UNEP/WCMC: Forest Cover and Protected Areas - Maps and information on Central America from the United Nations Environment Programme and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
  • United Nations Environment Programme: Latin America and Caribbean - Portal for the Latina American and Caribbean office, based in Mexico. Environmental and ecological news of regional interest.

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