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Wetlands and Coastal Zones Bulletin
Volume 1, No. 3
Projects in Central America
Fundacion Vida: Fundacion
Hondureña de Ambiente y Desarrollo
This foundation's mission is to promote and contribute to
conservation of the environment and natural resources, as well as ethnic and cultural
heritage in the context of sustainable development in Honduras.
Some of their most important of their projects are:
- Conservation of Natural Resources in Jeannette Kawas National Park, carried out in
association with Fundación para la Protección de Lancetilla, Punta Sal y Texiguat. Their
objective is to promote support from local residents and visitors for protection of the
area. This is a wetland of international importance on the Ramsar list.
- Management and protection of Cuero y Salado Wildlife Refuge, carried out in association
with Fundación Cuero y Salado. The general objective is to restore and protect natural
resources in the refuge. This is also a Ramsar site.
- Strengthening Management of Capiro Calentura National Park and Laguna de Guaimoreto
Wildlife Refuge, in association with Fundación Calentura Guaimoreto. The principal
objective is to restore, conserve and protect natural resources in these areas. Laguna de
Guaimoreto is a wetland of international importance for the nation and the local
population due to its great biological diversity.
- Conservation of biodiversity in Sandy Bay and West End Marine Reserve and Turtle Harbour
Wildlife Refuge, carried out with the Bay Island Conservation Association. The primary
objective is to protect coral reef in these two protected areas.
- Promotion of conservation through Orgullo, carried out with the Bay Island Conservation
Association. The principal objective is to generate local support for conserving the Bay
These projects develop activities to protect natural resources available for local
populations. They also aim at community development, for which rural participative
appraisals are conducted; promotion of agroforestry practices with producers and programs
of environmental awareness and education.
For more information on the foundation's work contact them at: [email protected]
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