JASON HOUSTON is picture editor of Orion magazine. His series from Nicaragua is part of an on-going project documenting grassroots conservation work in social and environmental hotspots around the world. His next trip is to Janos, Mexico.
The Río San Juan region in southeastern Nicaragua is one of the wildest, most remote areas in Central America.
An innovative strategy marries a U.S. conservation group with activist in a Nicaraguan rain forest.