Project for the conservation and sustainable use of the yellow anaconda
Uncontrolled and unregulated trade in yellow anaconda skins led to declines in numbers of the species in Argentina. In 2001 a new regulatory and administrative framework was drawn up that focussed on an approach based on sustainable development.
Community bird monitoring programme
Since 2013, Incidencia y Gobernanza Ambiental (IGOBA) has been working in Sierra del Abra Tanchipa Biosphere Reserve to design a Community Bird Monitoring Programme (CBMP) intended to generate mechanisms to involve neighbouring communities in the conservation activi
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.
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
Law enforcement and anti-smuggling conservation actions for endangered wildlife of the dry forest of Guatemala
The Guatemalan beaded lizard was feared extinct as a result of the illegal pet trade, until 2002 when a local Guatemalan NGO called Zootropic began a wide-ranging conservation project to help the country’s lizard populations.