Teacher Lesbia Gualip, who works in the Maya Biosphere Reserve (home to archaeological treasure Tikal) talks about the strengths of the Rainforest Alliance curriculum.
The Rainforest Alliance’s Carrera once put his life on the line to protect forests in his native Guatemala. Now he supports forest concessions all over Latin America with the same dogged determination–and thankfully, fewer death threats
Ana Elizabeth Centeno worked her way up from preparing food for forestry workers to managing social benefits for her forest community near Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve–and supported and educated her four children in the process
Women of the rainforest communities in and around Guatemala’s Maya Biosphere Reserve earn incomes, feed their families and protect their forests by harvesting and processing the once-ignored ramón nut