BRASS/El Pilar Program
An interdisciplinary research initiative into the prehistory and ecology of the Belize River Valley. Offers photographs of monuments, maps, field reports, publications, and contact details.
Researcher's website provides descriptions, photos, and data on Central America's volcanoes.
Central American Ecology and Environment
Annotated directory of online resources.
Centres of Plant Diversity
Description of climate, geology, and wildlife of Central America, with links to more detailed information on key areas.
EcoLogic Development Fund
US organization conserving threatened wildlife and wildlands by advancing community-based development and natural resource management in Mexico and Central America. Includes project descriptions.
La Amistad Biosphere Reserve
Located in south-east Costa Rica and north-west Panama in the Talamanca range, including Pacific and Caribbean slopes and highest mountain in each country. Describes vegetation and conservation efforts.
Mesoamerican Barrier Reef Systems Project
Works to protect ecosystem extending from the southern half of the Yucatan Peninsula to the Bay Islands of Honduras. Describes training and government capacity building programs. [English/Spanish]
Mesoamerican Biological Corridor
NASA and the Central American Commission on Environment and Development (CCAD) project using remote sensing technology to map and monitor land cover of the seven Central American countries. Project descriptions, imagery, maps, training materials, and other information. [English/Spanish]
PRETOMA - Programa Restauración de Tortugas Marina
Protects and conserves the populations of sea turtles that use the marine environment of Costa Rica. Describes environmental issues, action programs, and opportunities to participate. [English/Spanish]
PROARCA (Regional Environmental Program for Centra
US-funded program to improve environmental management in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor (CBM). Describes projects and past results, with contact information for local offices. [English/Spanish]
Uses space-based observation and knowledge of local ecosystems to prepare maps and information products relating climate and physical environment. Describes conferences, visualizations, and other resources. [Spanish/English]
United Nations Environment Program - Regional Offi
Acts as the link between the various units and centers of UNEP and the countries in the region, and promotes collaboration and partnerships with organizations active in sustainable development.