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.
Using social forestry to stop illegal logging and benefit local communities
A local organisation based in Riau province, Indonesia, called Yayasan Hutanriau (Riau Forest Foundation) helped communities in the Bukit Betabuh Forest Reserve respond to the illegal expansion of palm oil plantations and ille
Cactus Nurseries and Conservation
In response to the uncontrollable harvest of cacti, the Mexican federal agency in charge of conservation - CONANP - set up plant nurseries in the Barranca de Metztitlán Biosphere Reserve (RBBM) with the explicit purpose of conserving cacti through cultivation and sustainable tra