ARCAS is a non-profit Guatemalan NGO formed in 1989 by a group of Guatemalan citizens who became concerned as they saw their precious natural heritage - especially their wildlife - rapidly disappearing before their eyes. ARCAS’s main project sites are: Guatemala City, Petén, and the Hawaii area of the southern pacific coast.
Consequences of Ilegal Wildlife Trade: It can decrease species populations and can cause local or even global extinction. Wildlife trafficking is related to some of the most important underlying causes of biodiversity loss. Remember this next time you see an animal in a cage! pic.twitter.com/qdQDZLXTRC