The Bank launched the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BES) Program in March 2013. The Biodiversity Seminar at the Annual Meeting in Panama marked this launching.
Guatemala makes strides in protecting the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Central America’s largest protected area, through green economic activities and low-impact ecotourism.
By combining solid scientific research and cutting edge engineering, Barbados has set an international example of coastal development and conservation.
Natura is one example from the documentary ‘Wild Wealth’ which shows why Latin America and the Caribbean is known as a biodiversity superpower and presents stories on how this biodiversity is promoting development.
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