WCS Honduras-Nicaragua


Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has more than 20 years working in Honduras and Nicaragua, developing actions from the regional program of WCS Mesoamerica and the Caribbean. In 2018 it was established as a binational program working specifically for these countries and consolidated as WCS Honduras-Nicaragua. Since then, permanent activities are developed for the conservation of the natural landscape of La Moskitia, increasing actions in coordination with national and community authorities.


December 7, 2023

Honduras launches new initiative to rescue the Moskitia Forest at COP28

The Honduran government has unveiled a transformative initiative this week at COP28 in Dubai to rescue and conserve the country’s largest forest, the Moskitia, which is one of Mesoamerica’s Five Great Forests and Central America’s second largest rainforest. The new initiative aims, in part, to put an end to deforestation and illegal cattle ranching in the Moskitia forest.

October 10, 2023

Major Conservation Alliance Launches "More Trees, Fewer Cows" Initiative to safeguard the biological and cultural diversity of Mesoamerica

New York, September 20, 2023 — In a joint effort to safeguard the biological and cultural...
September 5, 2023

Indigenous Women in the Moskitia lead conservation of nature and ancestral culture

On International Day of Indigenous Women, we emphasize the essential role of women in preserving nature and cultural heritage. Caren Lacoth, from the Mabita community in Honduras, shares her perspective on the importance of indigenous women in building homes and passing down traditions. As Moskitia confronts multiple challenges, indigenous communities are leading conservation efforts through collaborative projects.

August 12, 2023

"Youth must ensure our future." International Youth Day.

"The land is our heritage, and just as our ancestors have always conserved the land, young people must follow those steps to ensure our future." This is the message shared by Alonso Joseph, Secretary of the Regional Government of Indigenous Territories of Alto Wangky and Bocay, part of the Nicaraguan Moskitia, on International Youth Day.


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