The environmental history of Honduras

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Dam Dilemna in Honduras (Patuca River)
From Rainforest Alliance, Conservation Media Center, August 1998. Skyrocketing energy demand, to create needed jobs and to put the faltering economy back on track. Idea three dams on the Patuca River in a forested area known as the Mosquitia. Conservation and indigenous groups attack it because the dam sites lie in the middle of a protected, forested corridor.
US Banana Company Linked to Birth Defects?
Weekly News Update on the Americas, 8 February 1998. Investigation of the link between the banana transnational, Standard Fruit, a subsidiary of the US-based company Castle and Cooke, to birth defects. The polution and misuse of insecticides results in genocide.