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Entries for February 2022

AN ENTIRE COMMUNITY CARING FOR THE GIANT SOUTH-AMERICAN RIVER TURTLE

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AN ENTIRE COMMUNITY CARING FOR THE GIANT SOUTH-AMERICAN RIVER TURTLE
(February 25, 2022)   -   This year, an entire community that voluntarily decided to participate in the protection of the Giant South-American river turtle, a critically endangered species, will be present during its nesting season. This process, which has been overseen by Proyecto Vida Silvestre for seven years, now has a new perspective: the empowerment of the community of the Santa María de la Virgen village, making this task progressively more autonomous and sustainable.

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CONCERTED ACTIONS FOR CONSERVATION VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

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CONCERTED ACTIONS FOR CONSERVATION VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
(February 25, 2022)   -   The purpose of 33 conservation agreements signed with an equal number of peasant families in Colombia’s Central Range is to make certain habitual production activities of rural life more eco-friendly, especially with the water resources of this Andean region. What does this conservation strategy consist of? We invite you to read this story.

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NEW WEBSITE WITH CRUCIAL INFORMATION ON THE COMBAT AGAINST WILDLIFE AND TIMBER TRAFFICKING IN ANDEAN-AMAZONIAN COUNTRIES

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NEW WEBSITE WITH CRUCIAL INFORMATION ON THE COMBAT AGAINST WILDLIFE AND TIMBER TRAFFICKING IN ANDEAN-AMAZONIAN COUNTRIES
(February 25, 2022)   -   The Alliance for Wildlife and Forests developed a website that includes activities, progress and results in the combat against wildlife and timber trafficking in Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Bolivia and Brazil.

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LANDSCAPE SPECIES, FIRST LINK FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION

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LANDSCAPE SPECIES, FIRST LINK FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION
(February 25, 2022)   -   An article published in the magazine of the Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales (Academy of Physics, Exact and Natural Sciences), based on the experience of Proyecto Vida Silvestre (PVS) (Project Wildlife), concludes that conservation work with a certain group of important species redounds in the welfare of others.

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