Protecting Colombia’s extraordinary orchid biodiversity: 
Horticulture and biotechnology as strategies for in-situ and ex-situ conservation

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.

ASOCAIMAN community association

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