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The threat of illegal logging and poaching to Belize

Great article here by Julie Collazo of the Latin Correspondent. And great pictures by famous photographer Tony Rath. We’ve been hearing a lot about illegal activities in the Chiquibul; from prospecting for gold to caging protected species and selling them to horrible amounts of illegal logging. Hopefully Belize will find a way to deal with this, as it seems to be raging out of control. (Lots of it is coming from across the Guatemalan border…)