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Jaguar Colombia, Latinoamérica y Caribe se unen con Wildlife Conservation Society para generar conciencia en el Día Internacional del Jaguar

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(November 27, 2020) <p>El Día Internacional del Jaguar, que se celebra cada año el 29 de noviembre, reconoce la magnificencia del jaguar y la necesidad de protegerlo de la extinción. Hoy, Jaguar Colombia, Latinoamérica y Caribe, hace equipo con la Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) para ayudar a crear conciencia y visibilidad a esta causa tan importante con el ánimo de proteger a este poderoso gran felino de las Américas. <p>Durante décadas, WCS ha t...

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WCS joins efforts to publish plans and compendiums for the conservation of wildlife species

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(November 18, 2020) The publication of the action plans for the conservation of jaguar (Panthera onca), Andean bear (Tremarctos ornatus), Andean condor (Vultur gryphus) and pink river dolphin (Inia boliviensis) is the culmination of research and planning work undertaken by WCS and several scientific institutions in the country, in coordination with the General Directorate of Biodiversity and Protected Areas (DGBAP) of the Ministry of Environment and Water (MMAyA). Inplementation of these action plans has been aprov...

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Delivery of biosafety equipment and supplies to the indigenous peoples of the northern Amazon region in La Paz (Bolivia), to combat the COVID-19 disease

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Delivery of biosafety equipment and supplies to the indigenous peoples of the northern Amazon region in La Paz (Bolivia), to combat the COVID-19 disease
(September 27, 2020) WCS collaborated with the Confederation of Indigenous People of Bolivia (CIDOB) and the Organization of Indigenous People of La Paz (CPILAP) in their efforts to get support from USAID, to receive donations of biosafety supplies and oxygen concentrators for the indigenous communities in the northern Amazon region of La Paz. This donation of biosecurity supplies (alcohol, atomizers, face masks, protective glasses, acrylic gloves, spraying backpack) and medical equipment (wheelchair, oximeter,...

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A New Book Dedicated to the Andean Condor is Published

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A New Book Dedicated to the Andean Condor is Published
(September 05, 2020) · Researchers identify 21 priority Andean condor conservation units identified, seven of which are transboundary ·       Historical range of this iconic species estimated to be more than 3.2 million square kilometers, spanning seven Andean countries (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina) ·       International Vulture Awareness Day is Saturday, September 5, 2020 Just i...

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WCS collaborates in the registry of the birds of the Teoponte coffee plantations

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WCS collaborates in the registry of the birds of the Teoponte coffee plantations
(May 07, 2020) An observation, with photographic evidence, of the palkachupa (Phibalura boliviana) in the coffee plantations of Teoponte is an important finding in the distribution of the species. The palkachupa is classified as endangered and is endemic to the gallery forests, natural pampas and humid montane forests around Apolo, in northern La Paz. This new record in Teoponte supports the idea that the species makes seasonal movements towards the humid montane forests of the region. Ornithologists proposed ...

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