Bolivia, which integrates the Madidi-Tambopata Grand Landscape with Peru, has a significant population of Amazonian Tapir.
The tapir that lives in the Bolivian Amazon attracts interest from scientists around the world
El Deber: The new dwarf tapir can be a Bolivian "flagship species"
July 21, 2014
The new species called Tapirus kabomani, the dwarf tapir, is known in Bolivia as ‘black tapir’, ‘small tapir’ or ‘tapir donkey legs’.
Yolanda Kakabadse: ‘While the rainforest is politically divided, the biome is one"
September 27, 2016
Yolanda Kakabadse – the indefatigable defender of sustainability – is a former Ecuadorian Minister of Environment and the current International President of WWF. Kakabadse also founded CDKN alliance partner Fundacion Futuro Latinamericano, is a member of CDKN’s Network Council and has been involved in the Amazon Security initiative. In this interview with Miren Gutierrez, she […]
Extraordinary migration of giant Amazon catfish revealed
February 7, 2017
The dorado catfish, which can grow up to 2 metres long, is an important source of food for people along the world’s longest river. It was suspected of making a spectacular journey, but a careful new analysis of the distribution of larvae and juvenile and mature adults has confirmed the mammoth migration.