Photo by : Stephanie Wester / Rainforest Trust

Update : The Maya Forest Corridor

Rainforest Trust is dedicated to protecting and preserving the fragile tropical forest of Central America . With your support , we have secured vital habitats that would otherwise be lost to development , agriculture or extraction of natural resources .
In the last two years , we have protected 266,627 acres of tropical rainforest . Most recently , with your help , we not only met — we exceeded — our original goal and purchased 29,941 acres of the untouched Belize Maya Forest Corridor .
Located between the Maya Mountains of southern Belize and the tri-national Maya Forest of Belize , Mexico and Guatemala , this emerald corridor connects protected refuges — safeguarding many endangered and at-risk species .