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Protecting the Rarest Magnolias in the Andes of Colombia

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  The Alto de Ventanas ecoregion in Colombia contains some of the highest levels of endemic and threatened species in the country’s Antioquia district. Home to numerous imperiled animals and plants – including rare magnolias and orchids – this region is threatened by the continuous fragmentation of forests, primarily resulting from livestock farming and the […]

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Colombia: a perfect destination to see orchids.

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Many of our birdwatching trips to the Colombian Andes are improved by the elegance, color and shape of the orchids we find there. These flowers evolved in such a beautiful way that their forms and perfumes are meant to be admired and observed. Orchids are the largest family of flowering plants and Colombia has about […]