Honduras is considered a conservation hotspot because of its numerous plant varieties (630 out of 6,000 are orchids) and animal species (250 reptiles, 700 birds and 110 mammals — half of them bats. The tropical-to-temperate climate permeates its mountains, plains, jungles, coasts and islands — as well as its cloud forests, which can rise up to above 9,800 feet.
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See how the Conservancy and partners are protecting dry forest habitat in Honduras for the emerald hummingbird, the country’s only endemic bird species.
The story of one man's efforts to develop alternative sources of income for fishermen in order to help protect the reefs of Cayos Cochinos.