How data can protect wildlife

UN Development Programme
5 min readJul 26, 2019
Belize is one of the 18 range countries of the threatened jaguar. ©Enrique Aguirre/

In Southern Belize, you can walk through Central America’s last unbroken stretch of broadleaf forest. This key link in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor, which acts as a natural land bridge between North and South America, hosts one of the world’s richest assemblages of biodiversity. While the majestic jaguar, the towering mahogany tree, and the iconic keel-billed toucan all call the forest home, it also sustains Belize’s people by…

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