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In the News: Women for Conservation Serves Over 1,300 Women Caring for Nature Reserves

  Women for Conservation Serves Over 1,300 Women Caring for Nature Reserves This article was originally published September 5th, 2022 in Spanish by the Colombian news Outlet Semana. To see the original version of this article in Spanish, click here >>>  Women for Conservation empowers women and children to lead eco-friendly projects to protect critical […]

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Sara Inés Lara Featured on Brevard Zoo’s ‘Paws for a Moment’ Podcast

    We are thrilled to announce our latest podcast interview! Women for Conservation’s executive director, Sara Inés Lara, discussed the organization’s conservation efforts through female empowerment on Brevard Zoo’s podcast, Paws for a Moment.  Listen on Spotify >>> Listen on Apple Podcasts >>> After leaving Colombia to pursue a civil engineering career in England, […]

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Educational Safari Inspires 5th graders in Nepal

Educational Safari Inspires 5th graders in Nepal September 20, 2022 Women for Conservation and Birds Nepal understand that the education and engagement of the next generation is absolutely essential to our dream of protecting biodiversity for generations to come.  We work to inspire the next generation of conservationists by providing hands-on environmental education and meaningful wildlife […]

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Birds Nepal & Women for Conservation Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day

Birds Nepal & Women for Conservation Celebrate International Vulture Awareness Day The first Saturday in September each year is International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD). Of nine species of Vultures found in Nepal, eight of these are globally Threatened and three species are categorized as Critically Endangered in IUCN Red list. IVAD originated from Vulture Awareness […]

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Flash Flood Relief: Help Us Support the People of Puerto Pinzón

    Flash Flood Relief: Help Us Support the People of Puerto Pinzón Boyacá, Colombia June 8th Devastating floods forced the community of Puerto Pinzón to evacuate their homes as the Ermitaño River flooded their town last week. National media reports that 700 families in Puerto Pinzón have been affected, and many inhabitants have lost […]

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El Dorado Successes: Updates from the Field

El Dorado Successes: Updates from the Field July 2022 The megadiverse ProAves El Dorado Reserve is located in the incredible Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta which is considered “Most Irreplaceable Site on Earth” by the journal Science.  Women for Conservation supports the reserve by engaging local communities in workshops and campaigns which mutually benefit biodiversity […]

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Celebrating Our Partnership with Birds Nepal: Journey to Chitwan and Bardyia National Parks

After two years of running programs in Nepal, the Women for Conservation leadership team was finally able to visit and see our projects in person. This April, WFC Founder & Executive Director, Sara Inés Lara, along with Co-founder & Director of Conservation, Isabella Cortes, spent three weeks visiting Women for Conservation’s Nepal projects with Birds […]

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Guest Report: Conservation through Education and Family Planning

Conservation through Education and Family Planning: Population Matters’ Guest Report 1 APRIL 2022 Between July 2021 and February 2022, Empower to Plan supported Women for Conservation in the provision of environmental education workshops and family planning clinics in biodiversity hotspots of Colombia. Our Empower to Plan Project Coordinator, Catriona Spaven-Donn, visited Women for Conservation over […]

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