Indigenous Communities in Southern Mexico Protect Their Forest Heritage
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Indigenous Communities in Southern Mexico Protect Their Forest Heritage

The road from the city of Oaxaca to the Sierra Juárez mountains is bordered by dense pine and oak forests teeming with wildlife, like the long-nosed mate shrew and the elusive dwarf jay. Nearly all of this rich forestland, which is managed by the Zapotec indigenous peoples, is FSC certified by the Rainforest Alliance. Continue reading