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Case studies
Protecting Costa Rica's Coastal Habitats: Equipo Tora Carey

Equipo Tora Carey (ETC) is an NGO working in Costa Rica to mobilise and empower local communities to help reduce the destruction of coastal marine habitats and species.

Reintroducing scarlet macaws in Mexico

Scarlet macaw numbers have greatly reduced in Mexico due to habitat loss and poaching of eggs, chicks and live birds for the illegal pet trade.

Indigenous communities join forces to protect Charapa river turtles

In 2008, WCS Ecuador started collaborating with nine indigenous communities and the Ministry of the Environment to protect charapa river-turtle populations in Yasuní National Park.

Conserving jaguars through ecotourism

In 2013, the Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) supported Community Advance Association in partnership with the Traces Association into establish a community ecotourism project in Bolivia.

Bi-national Collaboration to Eradicate Wildlife Trafficking in Belize and Guatemala

This project was developed to eradicate the flow of scarlet macaws from Belize to Guatemala, through a partnership between governmental and civil society institutions in both countries.

Saving Sea Turtles

Sea turtles around the world are threatened with extinction. In Central America, sea turtle eggs are taken from beaches and sold on the black market and later eaten as a delicacy. Turtle egg poachers usually come from rural coastal communities.

Crisis to biological management: Rhinoceros, grassland and public engagement in Nepal

In 2007 Zoological Society of London initiated a project to help conserve the greater one-horned Asian rhino and Terai grassland habitat in Nepal.

Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Project

The Cambodian Crocodile Conservation Project (CCCP) is a key part of FFI’s long-term goal in Cambodia to integrate sustainable development with environmental conservation in ways that benefit both people and biodiversity.

The Altai Project

The Altai Project (TAP) aims to link the protection of nature with sustainable livelihoods in the Greater Altai region. Between 2009 and 2015, TAP focussed its efforts on both snow leopard and raptor conservation and research.

Kipepeo Butterfly Project

The Kipepeo Butterfly Project (KBP) was started in 1993 to provide an alternative and sustainable income for the communities living near Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kenya.