With support from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have embarked on an ambitious plane-based survey to gauge the influence of humans and...
60% of Belize’s land area is forested, of which nearly 45% of are primary forests. The country has experienced high rates of deforestation, although this rate is declining; down from 1% per year in the period 1990-2000, to 0.4% between 2010 and 2015 (FAO, 2015). Illegal logging is a problem in the country.