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.

Crocodile Conservation in Colombia: ASOCAIMAN

Livelihoods of the rural communities in the Bay of Cispatá area, Colombia, depend greatly upon natural resources and wild species.