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WWF began its work in Colombia in 1964. In 1993 a Programme Office was formed which today focuses on the Northern Andes and the Chocó Biogeographic. Recently, WWF Colombia also started work in the Orinoco basin.


Dacnis flaviventer

“Those who like birds no longer want to buy them to keep them in cages; they want to see them in their natural habitat”

Says Luis Germán Naranjo, Director of Conservation and Governance at WWF-Colombia, regarding TRAFFIC’s most recent report, which highlights a ...

14 feb 2019 Leer más »
Delfín de río Amazonía

A New Categorization for River Dolphins in IUCN’s Red List

10 years later, the species Inia geoffrensis returns to IUCN’s Red List; this time under the “Endangered” (EN) Category, the second most alarming on ...

11 ene 2019 Leer más »
El Parque Regional Miraflores y Picachos es la primera área protegida regional de la Amazonia colombiana.

First regional protected area in Colombian Amazon declared

This declaration further increases WWF’s contribution to the establishment and expansion of protected areas in strategic ecosystems in Colombia. WWF ...

20 dic 2018 Leer más »

Conservation in times of peace

​Country people who previously cleared the forest in Bajo Caguán, one of the territories occupied for decades by Colombia’s FARC guerilla in the ...

01 dic 2018 Leer más »
HECO is trying to mobilize resources and increase the program´s capacity in landscape scenarios in protected areas in Colombia. Its mission is to reinforce the scope for action post 2020.

Colombia Heritage: the country´s big bet for a new deal in favour of the wellbeing of nature and people

The program Colombia Heritage played a leading role in putting forth an efficient, full-fledged strategy to address the country´s commitments in ...

23 nov 2018 Leer más »
Cinaruco, Arauca. Colombia

The 332,000 hectares of the Cinaruco floodable grasslands in Colombia have been declared a new protected area

​The fact that Cinaruco has been declared a protected area is the result of local communities working hand-in-hand with the Alliance for the ...

01 ago 2018 Leer más »
Anzuelos tipo j Pacífico Colombia

Iscuandé fishermen commit themselves to a more sustainable trade.

The Las Varas fishing community, in the rural part of the Nariño municipality of Iscuandé, joined in the WWF exchanging of hooks campaign on ...

10 abr 2018 Leer más »