The Guyana Conservation Network (GuyCoN) is a shared resource for conservation practitioners and academic researchers working on conservation in Guyana. GuyCoN has been established to provide resources, and enhance communication among the conservation community in Guyana.
Employing camera traps to survey Amazonian mammals in Guyana, researchers found that large mammals and birds did not see a lower population of target species in reduced-impact logging areas as compared to unlogged areas. For some species, like jaguars and … Continue reading
Almost 90 percent of Guyana’s roughly 750,000 residents live in coastal areas outside of the forests, which contributes to the preservation of the country’s intact forest landscape. Over the past two decades, deforestation rates in Guyana have ranged from between 0.02 percent to 0.079 percent – far less than many other tropical countries. The full article is available here…
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