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WETLANDS ARE CORROBORATED AS KEY ECOSYSTEMS FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE JAGUAR

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WETLANDS ARE CORROBORATED AS KEY ECOSYSTEMS FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE JAGUAR
(January 24, 2020)   -   An investigation in which WCS Colombia participated highlights wetlands as important ecosystems for the subsistence of the felid, whose populations are greatly affected because deforestation and the expansion of agriculture and stockbreeding have deteriorated its habitat.

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THIS IS THE WORK TO BE DONE TO PREVENT THE EXTINCTION OF SOME FROG SPECIES

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THIS IS THE WORK TO BE DONE TO PREVENT THE EXTINCTION OF SOME FROG SPECIES
(January 24, 2020)   -   A team researches one of them, called Oophaga lehmanni, to reproduce it in captivity and reintroduce it to its habitat. Physically attractive due to its vivid colors, it is one of the most trafficked species.

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CREATION OF RESERVE FOR DAHL´S TOAD-HEADED TURTLE WILL ALSO INCLUDE RESTORATION OF DRY FORESTS AND EXPANSION OF WETLANDS IN SUCRE.

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CREATION OF RESERVE FOR DAHL´S TOAD-HEADED TURTLE WILL ALSO INCLUDE RESTORATION OF DRY FORESTS AND EXPANSION OF WETLANDS IN SUCRE.
(January 24, 2020)   -   In a 120 hectare terrain, WCS Colombia, in cooperation with Turtle Survival Alliance (TSA) y Rainforest Trust, will stimulate the healthy conservation and reproduction of the reptile, whose wild populations are isolated due to the deterioration of the dry forest, its main habitat.  The species Mesoclemmys dahli, as it is scientifically known, only lives in the Colombian Caribbean (endemic)

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EL GIGANTE (THE GIANT) IS A NEW PROTECTED AREA AND THE CHALLENGE TO ACHIEVE ITS CONSERVATION WILL ALSO BE GIGANTIC

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EL GIGANTE (THE GIANT) IS A NEW PROTECTED AREA AND THE CHALLENGE TO ACHIEVE ITS CONSERVATION WILL ALSO BE GIGANTIC
(January 20, 2020)   -   This site, home to forests, birds, amphibians and mammals and source of water for several aqueducts in Salamina (Caldas), faces deforestation and agricultural pressure. WCS Colombia included it as a priority area during the identification of the Main Ecological Structure of the Northern Subregion of this department and as part of a contract with the Regional Autonomous Corporation of Caldas (Corpocaldas).

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