Tag Archives: CO – Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar”

7 ways wildlife won in 2018; Dina Fine Maron; National Geographic

Elephants, rhinos, whales, and other imperiled species received a boost this year.

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The Largest Protected Rainforest Is Now a World Heritage Site; Goodnet

Colombia’s Serrania de Chiribiquete Natural National Park is home to nearly 3,000 animal and plant species…

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Colombia’s new president faces daunting environmental challenges; Antonio Jose Paz Cardona; MongaBay

On August 7, Juan Manuel Santos ceased to be the president of Colombia and handed over the office to Iván Duque, who was the right-wing candidate for the Democratic Center…

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Chiribiquete: How the Latest UNESCO World Heritage Site in Colombia Honors the Jaguar; Chris Bell; Culture Trip

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The world’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites are in Italy, Iran, Colombia and India; Bridget Hallinan & Meredith Carey; Condé Nast Traveller India

Get your passports ready, folks..

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An animal under threat: the mysterious symbolism of the jaguar; Sophie Foggin; Bogota Post

Panthera Onca. The jaguar. South America’s largest predatory carnivorous mammal. The Bogotá Post looks at this near threatened species’ role in relation to Chiribiquete National Park and indigenous culture, as well as the challenges its conservation poses.

Source: An animal under threat: the mysterious symbolism of the jaguar

Colombian peace allows cultural jewels to re-emerge; Florence Panoussian; AFP

For millennia, indigenous Colombians have been illustrating their mythology in rock art, but these national treasures laid hidden — and preserved — during decades of war between government forces and Marxist rebels. In the heart of the Guaviare jungle, a strategic area that armed groups continue to…

Source: Colombian peace allows cultural jewels to re-emerge

This is now the world’s largest protected tropical rainforest; RelaxNews

Colombia is now home to the world’s largest protected tropical rainforest and national park, with the recent expansion of its perimeters.

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Colombia has the world’s largest tropical rainforest national park; Alex Butler; Lonely Planet

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Chiribiquete National Park becomes Colombia’s 9th UNESCO World Heritage Site; Sophie Foggins; Bogota Post

One of Colombia’s last remaining national environmental treasures, and the country’s largest national park, has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Source: Chiribiquete National Park becomes Colombia’s 9th UNESCO World Heritage Site

World’s largest protected rainforest declared in Colombia; Josh Gabbatiss; Independent

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Colombia’s Serrania del Chiribiquete has been declared the world’s largest tropical rainforest national park following decades of efforts by environmental experts and conservationists. The park, which is home to nearly 3,000 animal and plant species, has been expanded by more than 50 per cent – an area equivalent to the size of Northern Ireland.

Source: World’s largest protected rainforest declared in Colombia

World’s largest protected rainforest declared in Colombia; Josh Gabbatiss; Independent

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Colombia’s Serrania del Chiribiquete has been declared the world’s largest tropical rainforest national park following decades of efforts by environmental experts and conservationists. The park, which is home to nearly 3,000 animal and plant species, has been expanded by more than 50 per cent – an area equivalent to the size of Northern Ireland.

Source: World’s largest protected rainforest declared in Colombia

UNESCO marks Colombia’a Chiribiquete national park for conservation; Pakistan Today

Colombia’s massive Chiribiquete National Park has made UNESCO’s World Heritage List, the United Nations body announced Sunday.”Congratulations,” the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisa

Source: UNESCO marks Colombia’a Chiribiquete national park for conservation