Ecologist Special Report: The Pillaging of Nicaragua's Bosawás Biosphere Reserve

Ecologist Special Report: The Pillaging of Nicaragua's Bosawás Biosphere Reserve
 

Pillaging of Nicaragua's Bosawás Biosphere Reserve - the largest tropical rainforest in the western hemisphere after the Amazon - persists at rates around 200-280 acres per day, according to an estimate published in Time Magazine. With encroaching destruction driven by a sinister triad of corporate, colonial, and government interests, most progress that has been made - largely through indigenous stewardship of community forests - has been the result of indigenous resistance.
Under reestablished Sandinista rule, which has brought only small-scale efforts at reforestation, Nicaragua's... read more

 
7 October 2016 in Environment, Views: 33
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