Of the 202,865 hectares of the Sierra del Lacandón National Park approximately 95,529 hectares are well preserved primary forest and about 54,000 hectares are in a process of regeneration.
Between 2000 and 2012, around 25,000 hectares of forest were lost throughout the Sierra del Lacandón National Park.
Biodiversity is nothing more than all the variety of living beings on the planet, and they are the basis of a healthy and functional ecosystem.
An intact ecosystem provides a wealth of valuable environmental services, such as water regulation, erosion protection, carbon sequestration, nutrient cycling, among others; in addition to providing raw materials and food
It is necessary to actively involve local people in the sustainable development and management of climate change mitigation and sustainable forest management projects, which fairly participates in the potential positive effects, not only because it is an important moral responsibility, but for being essential for the long-term success of the project.