tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-275260521723976418.post7136620316713209979..comments2016-02-23T11:01:51.136-08:00Comments on Where is Honduras: Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve in HondurasCJnoreply@blogger.comBlogger1125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-275260521723976418.post-60399452460403915802011-10-11T06:04:31.605-07:002011-10-11T06:04:31.605-07:00If you want to see what the Rio Platano is really ...If you want to see what the Rio Platano is really like watch our new short documentary. This is the only film ever done on the Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve.Paradise in Peril Film Description<br /> <br />The Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras – home to the highest level of tropical biodiversity in Central America, homeland of the Pech and Miskito Indians, and keeper of hundreds of unexplored archeological sites – is in danger. Non-indians are invading the Reserve from all sides, poaching endangered wildlife and fish, slashing and burning ancient forests to sow pastures, and forcing indigenous inhabitants off their ancestral lands. Paradise in Peril follows an expedition organized to document the destruction of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and collect testimony from the native peoples who rely on the Río Plátano for survival. Fewer than 400 individuals have ever completed this strenuous expedition from the rivers headwaters to the Miskito coast of Honduras.<br />Please go to http://vimeo.com/skyshipfilms/paradise-in-peril to see this short documentary. Note: this film was shot in High Definition and should be watched on a computer with a high speed connection for best results. You may also see a short clip on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cF0-TbOXjsI<br />Visit our Facebook page Friends of Río Plátano Biosphere ReserveRobert Hymannoreply@blogger.com