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Defending Mirador National Park
Science: Year 1 • 8m 4s
Mirador National Park in north-east Guatemala contains the largest remaining intact forest and wildlife habitat in Central America. The park is threatened daily by poaching, illegal land clearance and illegal logging.
In the US Senate a bill has been proposed to give US$150 million over ten years to make the park a much more secure and sustainable place.
The outcome is pending
NGO Global Conservation are seeking UNESCO world heritage designation for the Mirador Basin