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The Jaguar in the biological corridor of the Forests of Mesoamerica. International Jaguar Day

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(November 29, 2023) Text by WCS Mesoamerica and the Caribbean in collaboration with: Fabricio Santos - Kurt Duchez - Rony García-Anleu - Luis Guerra - Oscar Núñez Saravia - Claudia Novelo Alpuche / Camera trap images by WCS Guatemala, belize, nicaragua Jaguar populations in Mesoamerica face critical threats. The destruction of their natural habitat, driven by illegal cattle ranching and the trafficking of jaguar parts, endangers the survival of these majestic felines. The native cultures of Mesoamerica at...

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Without our forests, we are nothing: The Maya Biosphere Reserve is reborn after years of invasions by illegal cattle ranchers

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(December 12, 2023) "Once, this place was a thriving forest, with xate, guano, macaws, and an abundance of life. But regrettably, there were individuals who didn't consider the consequences of their actions and began to despoil it, transforming it into cattle pastures," laments Sabino Véliz Morales, as he endeavors to uproot invasive fern from an illegal pasture. "If we can't get rid of this stubborn grass – and it's not just a little, it's a lot – reforestation efforts wi...

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