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Identidad Madidi

We are proud to share the 2015 Identidad Madidi Scientific Report, which synthesizes outstanding results from biodiversity surveys and scientific findings from six study sites in Madidi National Park.

We hope these contributions will strengthen the conservation efforts of Madidi National Park, the world's most biologically diverse protected area, as well as the country's scientific development on biodiversity issues.

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The jaguar (Panthera onca) is the largest feline in America and the third largest in the world. Its preferred habitat are areas of forest and tropical savannas, below 2000 meters. Because the abundance of the jaguar is naturally low, knowledge of its biology and ecology is a priority action to ensure its long-term conservation. Since 2001 to date, WCS has carried out research about its distribution, density, eating habits and activity patterns in the Madidi National Park.

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September 21, 2017

Identidad Madidi won second prize in the National Science and Technology Awards

On September 6th, the Bolivian scientific expedition Identidad Madidi received second prize in the Natural Resources, Environment and Biodiversity Category, from the Minister of Education, Roberto Aguilar, during the National Science and Technology Prize award ceremony.
July 18, 2017

Mining and environmental authorities and WCS promote reduced impact mining

On the week of 5 to 10 of June, WCS held workshops with approximately 300 miners in Pelechuco (6/6) and Charazani (7/6) inside Apolobamba protected area and Apolo (9/6), on the edge of Madidi protected area. The workshops were held under the auspices of the North of La Paz Federation of Miners, Mining Ministry and SERNAP.

June 29, 2017

2017 Sustainable caiman management benefit distribution in the Tacana TCO

On Monday 19th 2017 the Caiman Management Association distributed the 2017 benefit distribution of t...
October 13, 2016

Study on the genetic variability of cocoa awarded prize at the national science and technology fair

A study on the genetic variability of Bolivian cocoa in the northern La Paz region received recognit...

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