Case studies
Protecting Colombia’s extraordinary orchid biodiversity

Colombia has the highest number of endemic orchids in the world, with approximately 4,300 species representing about 15% of the total existing globally.

Community-based conservation program of three endangered Amazon River turtle species with Peruvian and Colombian indigenous communities

The program was born as a local initiative and since 2008 has been supporting Local Conservation Groups (LCGs) in indigenous communities of Colombia and Peru in the conservation of three Amazon River turtle species.