Category: Conservation

Explore CHIRIBIQUETE NATIONAL PARK

⏱00:00–02:49 Vistas aéreas de CHIRIBIQUETE ⏱02:49–03:19 Introducción Entrevista con el Antropólogo y Arqueólogo CARLOS CASTAÑO ⏱03:19–04:31 Encuentro del ARQUEOLOGO Carlos Castaño con el JAGUAR ⏱04:31–08:09 ¿QUÉ es Chiribiquete? ¿DÓNDE se encuentra Chiribiquete? ¿Y qué importancia tiene Chiribiquete para Colombia y para el mundo? ⏱08:09–09:32 ¿Qué es significa la palabra TEPUI? ⏱09:32–15:46 ¿Cómo se DESCUBRIÓ Chiribiquete? Carlos Castaño explica cómo descubrió Chiribiquete. ⏱15:46–21:53 ¿Cómo fue … Read More Explore CHIRIBIQUETE NATIONAL PARK

Malpelo: Shark Diving Capital of the World 🎥 Magical Places | Episode 3

In this episode, we explore Malpelo Island in Colombia. Malpelo is a small island in the eastern Pacific Ocean, located about 500 km west of the Colombian mainland. It consists of sheer and barren rock with three high peaks, the highest being Cerro de la Mona with a height of 300 m. Divers can find one of the largest shark populations in the world. … Read More Malpelo: Shark Diving Capital of the World 🎥 Magical Places | Episode 3

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Los Llanos Wild Camp Expedition in Colombia

We are delighted at Colombia Photo Expeditions to introduce a new unique once-in-a-lifetime expedition, a brand new exclusive Camp experience in Colombia. We can make it the core of your Colombia exploration, or add it, as a superb extension to your main trip. With a maximum capacity at the camp for 10 persons, the Camp is located in El Encanto de Guanapalo, a 9,000-hectare private … Read More Los Llanos Wild Camp Expedition in Colombia

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New Orchid Discovered in Colombia

A new orchid has been found in the Western Andes of Colombia. This new orchid species is endemic to a small area. Its name, the Dracula orchid. The publication and its description in Volume 20, Number 2 issue of Lankesteriana International Journal of Orchidiology has made it official. The name has been given after Leonardo DiCaprio’s mother, Irmelin Indenbirken, in recognition of DiCaprio´s commitment … Read More New Orchid Discovered in Colombia

Delfines Rosados de la Orinoquia 🚀 Conservación | Capitulo 8

Conservación | Capitulo 8: En este episodio compartimos un video sobre los delfines rosados de la Orinoquía. Curiosidades, datos curiosos, curiosidades de estos animales, asombrosos, curiosos e inteligentes. El video pertenece al Plan de Conservación dee Toninas y Manatíes en la Región Orinoquía, creado por Corporinoquia, Aquabiosfera y la Fundación Omacha. Agradezco a Fernando Trujillo, Biólogo Marino y Director Científico y Socio Fundador de … Read More Delfines Rosados de la Orinoquia 🚀 Conservación | Capitulo 8

Discover the Most Beautiful River in the World

In this new episode, I journey into the most beautiful river in the world. Located in Colombia, its real name is Caño Cristales. Until recently, guerrilla activity rendered Caño Cristales almost completely inaccessible. The Macarenia clavígera “blossoms” only in the months between the dry and rainy seasons, so try to visit in the months of July through October. The Serranía de la Macarena is … Read More Discover the Most Beautiful River in the World

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On Conservation in Colombia with Fernando Trujillo

This is the latest post in the Colombia Blog Series by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia related to journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. Fernando Trujillo is a Colombian marine biologist from the University Jorge Tadeo Lozano and the scientific director of the Omacha foundation. He has been working with special conservation for 30 years with … Read More On Conservation in Colombia with Fernando Trujillo

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Detecting and Attributing Drivers of Forest Disturbance in the Colombian Andes Using Landsat Time-Series

On a recent article about the forest disturbance in the Colombian Andes, authors Paulo J. Murillo-Sandoval, Thomas Hilker, Meg A. Krawchuk and Jamon Van Den Hoek talk about Colombia’s  “megadiversity” given its high level of endemism and species richness. However, over the last 50 years, as they explain,  the spread of informal settlements into forested regions, internal social conflict, and the growing demand for agricultural land have increased the … Read More Detecting and Attributing Drivers of Forest Disturbance in the Colombian Andes Using Landsat Time-Series

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Pilar: Little Explorer, Big World

Pilar: Little Explorer, Big World. Children Book Series. Crowdfunding Project with GoFundMe. It’s been a dream of mine to develop a series of books that will inspire and educate children, with a special emphasis on empowering young girls to dream big, and to understand they should aim for the stars to pursue their goals. With your help, this book series could become a reality, allowing me to inspire children and to help parents around the world.

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National Geographic Society Honors President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for his Commitment to Conservation

Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. The National Geographic Society recently recognized President Juan Manuel Santos of the Republic of Colombia for his unwavering commitment to conservation. In a ceremony at Society headquarters, Gary E. Knell, president and CEO of National Geographic Society, along with Jean Case, chairman of the … Read More National Geographic Society Honors President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia for his Commitment to Conservation