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Chiquibul National Park Manager reports losses of tree species in Vaca and Columbia forest reserves

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Posted: Friday, May 28, 2021. 11:09 am CST.

By Zoila Palma: Friends for Conservation and Development (FCD) informed that on Thursday a Belize-Guatemala illegal wildlife trafficking task force was reconstituted.

During a presentation by the Chiquibul National Park Manager, it was reported that in areas such as the Vaca Forest Reserve and Columbia River Forest Reserve, there are having losses of species.

In Columbia River, rosewood is one of the main targeted species.

Executive Director of Asociacion Balam (Guatemala), Bayron Castellanos validated the fact that extraction of species from Belize’s protected areas are occurring.

Castellanos said that although alternative sustainable practices to enhance livelihood conditions near Belize’s border in key communities are occurring, there is more to be done to alleviate the situation.

FCD notes that this new initiative of creating a Taskforce is to further expand that endeavor which will see the inclusion of other institutions in Belize and Guatemala, beyond the Chiquibul-Maya Mountains, who also suffer similar transboundary threats.

The next session to start the development of the action plan is scheduled for the 24th of June.

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