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Conserving the Yellow-eared Parrot: 25 years of community-led action and women’s leadership

We are in the midst of an extinction crisis and the ecosystems richest in biodiversity – such as the Colombian Andes – are most under threat. Yet, there are also emerging conservation success stories, thanks to community-led action, collaboration, and women’s leadership helping to conserve the Yellow-eared Parrot and Quindío Wax Palm. For more than […]

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Conservation Education, Environmental Education, News

Sara Ines Lara Promotes Rana Chiva at Abu Dhabi’s World Congress on Environmental Education

Environmental education stands as a cornerstone for Women for Conservation and our Colombian partner ProAves. With this commitment in mind, the mobile classroom known as Rana Chiva made its mark at the 12th World Congress on Environmental Education (WEEC) held from January 29 to February 2 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The congress serves […]

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Conservation Education, Environmental Education, News

Fighting Climate Change Through Community Empowerment

Women for Conservation has always strived to create a lasting impact—not just on the lives of women, but also on the health of our planet. As the climate crisis worsens, we are stepping up our efforts to protect and preserve the world’s most extraordinary habitats. We believe in the power of grassroots, community-led conservation and […]

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Environmental Education, Success Stories

Reforestation Training for 100 Women in Sierra Leone, West Africa

Project Overview: In Women for Conservation’s first partnership project with Friday’s for Future Sierra Leone, we seek to launch a reforestation training project led by 100 local women and children. A 10-year rebel war, population pressure, and rapid deforestation have disproportionately burdened women, children, and other vulnerable groups in rural Sierra Leone. This grassroots, women-led […]

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Environmental Education, News

Celebrating Conservation Project Coordinator Kelly Julio Donado

Celebrating Conservation Project Coordinator Kelly Julio Donado Happy Birthday to Kelly Julio Donado, our Women for Conservation Project Coordinator in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta! Kelly is the force who organizes and facilitates Women for Conservation’s community groups in multiple villages across the municipality of Santa Marta.  We are committed to listening to local […]

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Conservation Education, Environmental Education, Nepal, News

Educational Safari Inspires 5th graders in Nepal

Educational Safari Inspires 5th graders in Nepal September 20, 2022 Earlier this week, Birds Nepal, with financial support from Women for Conservation, organized a conservation awareness safari for students from Green Valley School and Sunshine Secondary Boarding School, both in the buffer-zone of the mega-diverse Chitwan National Park. Women for Conservation and Birds Nepal understand […]

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