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Report on the Reactive Monitoring Mission to Talamanca Range La Amistad Reserves/La Amistad National Park – Costa Rica and Panama, 17 - 24 January 2013

The reactive monitoring mission to the Talamanca Range La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park, Costa Rica and Panama from 17 to 24 January 2013, assessed the threat posed by ongoing dam construction in Panama, by potential dam developments and mining in Costa Rica, and from the planned road traversing the property from Boquete to Bocas del Toro, in order to make a recommendation regarding the possible inscription of the property on the list of World Heritage in Danger. The mission spoke to representatives of governmental agencies of different relevant sectors, indigenous peoples' organizations, mestizo farmers, agencies/companies in charge of developing hydropower plants, academy and NGO's. This was done during field visits to areas within and surrounding the property and to both Capital cities.
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Category: Mission reports
Language: English (en)
Publication date: Thursday, 24 January 2013
Author: Robert Hofstede; Alan Monroy Ojeda ( IUCN)
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File name: mis205-jan2013.pdf 
Available at WHC: Yes