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Value of Indigenous Territorial Management

Indigenous territories are essential cultural spaces to implement effective conservation and development objectives, ensuring long-term environmental, economic and sociocultural sustainability. The studies conducted on the value of Indigenous Territorial Management demonstrate its strategic importance for the protection of forests and wildlife, based upon a logic of sustainable use of the resources that are part of their heritage. They contribute significantly to improving the income of households in the communities.

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Identidad Madidi

We are proud to share the scientific report of Identidad Madidi 2015 synthesizing the outstanding results of the biodiversity surveys and the scientific findings on six study sites inside Madidi National Park.

We hope that these new findings will contribute to strengthening the conservation efforts in Madidi National Park, the protected area with the greatest biological diversity in the world, as well as the scientific development of the country in biodiversity issues.

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Jaguar

The jaguar (Panthera onca) is the largest wild cat in the Americas, and the third largest in the world. Its favorite habitats are the tropical forests and grasslands below 2000 meters. WCS has conducted research, through camera trapping, on distribution, density, food habits and activity patterns in Madidi National Park.

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News

February 8, 2019

Vicuña integrated management in Apolobamba

WCS Bolivia has started actions towards improving pasture management, in order to conserve a critica...
February 4, 2019

The new year starts with the process of creating a municipal protected area in Reyes, located in Beni department

The Wildlife Conservation Society is technically supporting the process of designing and creating a ...
December 17, 2018

Caiman meat from the Tacana indigenous territory available in supermarkets and restaurants in La Paz, supporting conservation and improving the income of indigenous communities

Sustainable use of spectacled caiman (Caiman yacare) is an initiative of the Matusha Aidha Associati...
October 16, 2018

207 park guards were awarded the basic technician diploma from the Ministry of Education

As part of the Complementary Training Plan for park guards of the National System of Protected Areas...

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