The Nature Conservancy - Parks in Peril
home how we work where we work more resources about us
Caribbean   Mexico   Central America   South America  


 
how you can help

Español
header

previous                     1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 78910111213

next
 
Banana plantation, Valle de la Estrella, Costa Rica

Banana plantation, Valle de la Estrella, Costa Rica© Angela Martin/TNC, 2006

The forested highlands in and around the La Amistad Biosphere Reserve are critical to the regulation of the hydrologic regimes of many of the rivers that serve as principal sources for key productive activities – such as banana plantations – in Costa Rica and Panama.