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Indio-Maiz Biological Reserve, landscape view

Grassroots Plan Sprouts to Protect the Forests of Indio Maíz

07. 23. 2019

GWC collaborated with the Rama and Kriol indigenous communities to dev...

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Tapir Tracks Pave Path For Effective Conservation

03. 30. 2018

Almuk is a Baird’s Tapir who has deftly eluded a team of biologists ...

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Photo Story: Creating A Protected Area Plan For Indio Maíz

11. 16. 2017

Over the past month members of the GWC team have been working with loc...

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Rainforest Regeneration: New Hope For Indio Maíz

07. 26. 2017

Two hours up the fast-flowing Indian river, our boats were forced to s...

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Finding Hope In A Hurricane’s Aftermath

06. 23. 2017

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Otto, a Category 2 hurricane t...

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From The Field: Hurricane Otto Tears Through Indio Maíz

12. 12. 2016

I have spent the last few years helping protect Nicaragua’s Indio M...

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Indio Maiz Biological Reserve, Nicagragua.

World Habitat Day: Joining Forces with Nicaragua’s Indigenous Rama and Afro-descendant Kriol People

10. 02. 2016

We celebrate the indigenous Rama and afro-descendant Kriol people who ...

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Conserving Tapirs Beyond Borders

09. 06. 2016

The globally endangered Baird’s Tapir is the largest terrestrial mam...

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The Pan-American highway cuts through this vast wilderness and poses a serious threat to the tapir populaton. In 2015 alone, 9 tapirs were known to be killed after getting struck by vehicles. Signs along the roadway warn motorists of the risk of collisions with tapirs, but more must be done to mitigate the problem.

Preserving Tapirs In The Mysterious Mountains Of Costa Rica

08. 29. 2016

By Laurie Hedges, GWC guest blogger In the highlands of southern Costa...

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Children colored jaguars after learning about the species in our second Festival for the Conservation of Indio-Maíz in Maravilla, Nicaragua. (Photo courtesy of Fundación del Río)

Investing In Nicaragua’s Natural Heritage

07. 25. 2016

Photo: Children colored jaguars after learning about the species in ou...

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Tapirs To The Global Warming Rescue

03. 20. 2016

One of the planet’s most important helpers in combatting global warm...

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Q&A From The Field: Nicaragua

12. 17. 2015

Chris Jordan is GWC’s Nicaragua programs director. His current resea...

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