Mexico & Central America
On the Front Lines of Conservation
What's at Stake
Mexico and Central America are world leaders in granting land rights to local and indigenous people—a crucial step in protecting forests. But even with significant gains in rights, forest communities are facing threats from agricultural expansion, illegal loggers, and drug traffickers.
In a region hard hit by climate change, the Rainforest Alliance focuses on advancing community forestry, sustainable agriculture, ecotourism, and environmental education to defend vulnerable landscapes and support rural communities.
Join us to help rebalance the earth.
Around the world, wildlife is threatened by human encroachment into sensitive forest habitats. Since 1992, tropical biodiversity has declined by 30 percent.
We’re helping to empower forest-dependent communities to conserve the stunning landscape and biodiversity of the Maya Biosphere Reserve in Guatemala.