beautiful forest in Guatemala

Report / Jan. 28, 2009

Honduras: A farce in three acts

llegal logging in the Río Plátano Biosphere

Poor governance in forest management in Honduras is threatening Río Plátano, the country’s largest protected area and a UNESCO-accredited Man and the Biosphere Reserve, and jeopardising the livelihoods of local communities. 

Our report “Illegal logging in the Río Plátano Biosphere: a farce in three acts” describes how, between 2006 and 2007, large-scale illegal logging was promoted by the authorities.